(Growing the Future Podcast) – In this episode of GTF, Dan chats with Joelle Faulkner. Joelle Faulkner is President and CEO of Area One Farms, an alternative asset management firm.
She created a farmer-centric private equity model to simultaneously help scale Canadian family farms and deliver premium investor returns.
This is what you will learn in this episode:
-How Joelle obtained multiple degrees studying all across the world
-The relation Joelle has with farmers, having grown up on the farm
-The unique way Area One Farms invests with farmers and partners
-How Area One helps farmers expand to exactly what they need for the future generations
-Why they decided to stay out of land flipping
-Joelle’s thoughts and feelings on Carbon
-Why growing more food is at the top of Joelle’s list
-The details of what an investment and partnerships look like with Area One Farms
-Mistakes that have happened in past partnerships
-How Joelle and Dan have worked together in the past, present, and plans for the future
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