Posts filed under: News

Take One Step Today By Janice St. Onge, Flexible Capital Fund President Is your money invested in alignment with your values? How can you find out? What does it mean to invest anyway? Don’t know where to start? Here’s a...
Continue Reading →
By Janice St. Onge, Flexible Capital Fund President The Flexible Capital Fund, L3C (the “Flex Fund”) provides risk capital in the form of revenue-based financing to growing companies in Vermont’s food system, forestry and clean technology sectors. These businesses are...
Continue Reading →
Eating fresh, local greens during the winter months can be a challenge but Ceres Greens of Barre, VT, an early stage vertical farming company, is working to supply fresh, local produce to institutional and food service customers year-round. The Flexible...
Continue Reading →
Farmers To You is changing the food system to change our relationship with food On a cold Tuesday, music plays from a radio and workers wheel shopping bags around in a circle lined with incredible looking food items fresh from...
Continue Reading →
Let your tastebuds do the buying this holiday season Eating Local Means Eating Better I know most of you have heard about the importance of eating (and shopping) local. It’s better for your health. It keeps more money in the...
Continue Reading →
RSF Integrated Capital Institute Reflections I have mixed feelings. I’m feeling sad and a little lonely. On the other hand, I am hopeful and excited about what we can do together to create a more just and sustainable world –...
Continue Reading →
Conscious consumers are demanding products and services from environmentally and socially responsible companies in all industries. Brattleboro-based gluten-free, plant-based meal delivery service, MamaSezz Foods, Inc., is working to provide consumers with food that heals while providing a livable wage, benefits...
Continue Reading →
  • Brattleboro, Vermont Solar Project with Encore Renewable Energy
  • DCIM100MEDIADJI_0633.JPG
Three capital providers in Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine come together to support renewable energy Montpelier, VT –The Flexible Capital Fund (Flex Fund) of Vermont, Coastal Enterprises (CEI) of Maine and New Hampshire Community Loan Fund (Community Loan Fund) today...
Continue Reading →
I recently read a post from a colleague at Goodworks Ventures, an impact investment fund in rural Montana, that hit home: “There is a lot of discussion around failure and startups these days. Fail fast. Failure is the way you...
Continue Reading →
How much money is enough? Do you really know what your money is doing? What story is your money telling about what you care about? Is your money invested in things that work against what is most important to you...
Continue Reading →