Fresh Food Generation

Fresh Food Generation is a cafe, food truck and catering business committed to serving on-the-go real foods. The company sources ingredients from local farms and prepares delicious meals inspired by Latin American and Caribbean cuisine. After three years of operating, the company now has an opportunity to transform its catering business into a competitive city-wide offering. In 2017, BII Fund provided bridge financing to support FFG’s growth plans. Learn more

Capitalism is Not the Only Choice

Capitalism is Not the Only Choice, by Penn Loh in YES! Magazine. When everything that we label “economic” is assumed to be capitalist—transactional and market-driven—then it is no wonder that we run short on imagination. What if, instead, economy is all the ways that we meet our material needs and care for each other? Beneath the official capitalist economy are all sorts of thriving non-capitalist economies, where there may not be a profit motive or market exchange.

The Road to Zero Wealth

The Road to Zero Wealth, by Prosperity Now and the Institute for Policy Studies, examines Federal Reserve data over a 30-year period (1983-2013) to understand the growing racial wealth divide facing Black and Latino households at the median, and explores the ways that accelerating declines in wealth for these communities are impacting the American middle class.