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Sustainable Local Food Investment Group (SLoFIG)

Angel Group · 36 Members · Chicago, IL, USA · ACA
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About this Program

A mission-related angel investment group focused on funding healthy, local food businesses in the area surrounding Chicago.

Our Investment Focus

The Sustainable Local Food Investment Group (SLoFIG) is an investment network whose mission is to nurture the growth of a sustainable, local food system in the Chicago region. SLoFIG consists of individual angel investors united in the mission of SLoFIG and interested in financing for-profit businesses at various stages of development. The purpose of SLoFIG is to support businesses that contribute to a local food system the Chicago region "foodshed." SLoFIG defines a sustainable local food system as one that:

  • Increases the health of the people who consume the food,
  • Enhances the economic viability of the communities in which it is grown and processed,
  • Improves the fertility of the land on which it is grown, and
  • Ensures the humane treatment of livestock. 

For a list of companies in our portfolio, see our website at

Preferred Industries

  • Business Services
  • Consumer Products
  • Food and Beverage

Preferred Locations

  • Ohio, US
  • Illinois, US
  • Minnesota, US
  • Iowa, US
  • Indiana, US
  • Michigan, US
  • Wisconsin, US