Economics Archives - Page 2 of 6 - Farmland LP

  • “We cannot get enough organic to stay in business…” Costco CEO Jelinek

    Costco is believed to be the nation’s largest organic retailer, surpassing even Whole Foods. Yet, the warehouse giant cannot keep up with demand. As reported by The Seattle Times, at Costco’s annual shareholder meeting CEO Craig Jelinek declared, “We cannot get enough organics to stay in business day in and day out.” Costco’s solution: find creative […]
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  • Farmland Investing: A Smart Strategy Made Smarter by Farmland LP’s REIT

    Two articles recently appeared in the news on farmland investing that demonstrate why Farmland LP’s value-added approach and niche market focus – organic and local – make for smarter farmland investing. The Economist’s article, Barbarians at the Farm Gate, describes the benefits of farmland investing through an institutional lens. The Economist makes a convincing macro […]
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  • Tech Investors Plow Money Into Farmland

    When Farmland LP investor Scott Banister’s smiling face showed up on my computer screen, I can’t say that I was completely surprised. The idea that tech investors have “plowed” money into farmland came from a discussion with one of the tech investor themselves, Ali Partovi, who noted the trend and suggested it would be an […]
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  • Craig Wichner Interviewed by Chris Martenson

    Chris Martenson of Peak Prosperity recently interviewed Craig and we’ve been getting a lot of great feedback. The interview is available here both as a Podcast and a transcript.  From emails it is clear that listeners have gotten some “a ha” moments out of it, such as: Seeing how Farmland LP helps young farmers get started […]
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  • Interviewed by Clean Currents

    Thanks to fellow B-Corp Clean Currents for interviewing me.  It was a pleasure meeting them and other B-Corp leaders recently.  Here’s a cross-post from their blog. Written by Megan Barrett Tuesday, 20 November 2012 10:41 Back at the B-Corp Champions Retreat, we met Jason Bradford of Farmland LP. After chatting about sustainable food and the future of […]
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