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Wednesday, November 10 • 12:45pm - 1:15pm
Lunch Fireside Chat- Sustaining the Need: Finance and Food

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Joi Chevalier talks with Amy Bell, who helps lead strategic investments for Whole Foods Market and has a wealth of experience in creative and sustainable finance in food ecosystems. Amy has invested and advised in these areas including with JPMorgan Chase, EcoEnterprises, Foodshed Investors and Whole Foods in an effort to use capital markets tools and solutions to introduce sustainable and impactful business models in some of the most challenging places around the world. From Latin America to Africa....and to Austin. What does funding these systems look like? And what does it mean at home for non-profits, governments, and entrepreneurs trying to make meaningful impact on our local food system?

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Joi Chevalier

CEO & Founder, The Cook's Nook
A veteran of corporate America, turned chef and entrepreneur, Joi Chevalier combines her technology background with culinary arts as the CEO of The Cook’s Nook. The Cook’s Nook is a culinary incubator that provides kitchen production space, co-working, business and entrepreneur... Read More →
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Amy Bell

Principal, Business Development, Whole Foods

Wednesday November 10, 2021 12:45pm - 1:15pm CST

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