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News "SLOW MONEY" AUTHOR WOODY TASCH SPEAKS AT MARLBORO COLLEGE, DECEMBER 3

MARLBORO, VT- (November 25, 2009) - Marlboro College will host a free, public lecture by Woody Tasch in Ragle Hall at 7:00 pm on Thursday, December 3.

Tasch is the author of the 2008 book, Inquiries into the Nature of Slow Money (Chelsea Green), which investigates an essential new strategy for investing in local food systems, and introduces a group of fiduciary activists who are exploring what should come after industrial finance and industrial agriculture.

Woody Tasch is president of the newly formed NGO Slow Money and Chairman Emeritus of Investors' Circle, a nonprofit network of angel investors, venture capitalists, foundations, and family offices that, since 1992, has facilitated the flow of $130 million to 200 early-stage companies and venture funds dedicated to sustainability. He lives in northern New Mexico.

For more information, please contact the Marlboro College Public Relations office at 802-251-7644 or pr@marlboro.edu. In the event of inclement weather, please call 802-451-7151 for cancellation information.

Marlboro College offers undergraduate education in the liberal arts and master's degree programs for working adults in the areas of educational technology, internet technologies, health care administration and an MBA in Managing for Sustainability. Its 330 undergraduate students enjoy an 8:1 student-faculty ratio, a voice in governing the community and individualized courses of study on a 300-acre campus in the hills of southern Vermont.

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