David talks with Dwight Crevelt, 7Cs Winery in Walnut Grove, Missouri, about the upcoming 7th Annual Mead Fest happening there Sept 25, 2016. 7Cs makes both wine and meads, and participate in many unusual food & wine events. Mead is an alcoholic beverage created by fermenting honey with water, sometimes with various fruits, spices, grains, or hops. The alcoholic content ranges from about 8% ABV to more than 20%. The defining characteristic of mead is that the majority of the beverage’s fermentable sugar is derived from honey. It may be still, carbonated, or naturally sparkling; dry, semi-sweet, or sweet. Find out more about mead and 7Cs Winery & events at: 7cswinery.com.
Next, innovative agricultural economic opportunities with Woody Tasch and Jeff Wade. Woody Tasch is the Founder and Chairman of the Slow Money Institute and author of Inquiries into the Nature of Slow Money: Investing as if Food, Farms, and Fertility Mattered and Jeff Wade, head of the local chapter of Slow Money. Slow Money’s Mission Statement is, “To catalyze the flow of capital to local food systems, connecting investors to the places where they live and promoting new principles of fiduciary responsibility that “bring money back down to earth.” Find out more at slowmoney.org
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