An interview with Joelle Faulkner, president and CEO of Area One Farms, an alternative asset management firm that she co-founded in 2012.
Joelle Faulkner is founder of Area One Farms which builds equity partnerships across Canada that enable farm operators to expand without the burden of fees, rent or interest payments. Over the last 7 years they have invested over 250M in 18 properties across Canada and recently made their first regenerative sustainable deal.
Area One Farms website
Farmers get 100 percent of the income and appreciation from their portion of the joint venture, plus 15 percent of the income and appreciation from the portion owned by Area One Farms.
In addition to the land, Area One Farms will also share in the cost of equipment and grain storage. Each deal is designed around the needs of the particular farm operation. No rent or other expenses are charged by Area One.
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