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RSF Social Finance Announces Investment in Farmigo

Online farmers market, Farmigo, receives direct equity investment from RSF Social Finance
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SAN FRANCISCO, December 12, 2012 /3BL Media/ - RSF Social Finance (RSF) is pleased to announce that the RSF Mezzanine Fund, L.P., closed a direct equity investment in Farmigo, Inc., an online farmer’s market that connects workplaces directly to multiple local farms to provide a personalized online marketplace for local, fresh-from-harvest food. RSF invested in the Series B Preferred Stock round led by Sherbrooke Capital.

Sodexo Announces Shift to Eggs from Cage-free Hens

Move to source all shelled eggs exclusively from cage-free hens by July 2014 supports Sodexo’s position on animal welfare
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(3BL Media) Gaithersburg, MD - August 30, 2012 – Sodexo Inc., the leading provider of Quality of Life Services in North America, today announced that by July 2014, all of the 39 million shelled eggs it purchases each year will be sourced from cage-free hens. It is a decision applauded by The Humane Society of the United States, which says the shift will improve the welfare of nearly 150,000 hens annually.

GM, Ideal Unveil Cadillac Urban Gardens

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By Frank Venegas, CEO & Chairman, Ideal Group

I am proud to say that we – along with our many partners, including General Motors –officially unveiled our community urban garden, Cadillac Urban Gardens.

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