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  • Named to Clean 15 Investment Portfolio

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    Farmland LP is proud to be one of 15 funds named to Croatan Institute’s Divest-Invest Clean 15 portfolio. The portfolio consists of 15 investment strategies across 5 major asset classes. Selection criteria required funds to be fossil fuel-free, provide climate solutions and social impact, and be of institutional quality, among other criteria. The portfolio was developed by […]
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  • Farmland LP Honored as Best for the World

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    Today, Farmland LP was recognized for creating the most positive overall community impact by B the Change Media based on an independent, comprehensive assessment administered by the independent nonprofit B Lab. Honorees are featured in the upcoming fall issue of B Magazine and on B the Change’s digital platform, bthechange.com. We will also be honored […]
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  • Paying Farmers to Go Organic, Even Before the Crops Come In

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    As reported by The New York Times, “Companies can’t get enough organic ingredients to satisfy consumer desire for organic and nongenetically modified foods.” Read more about how major brands are providing economic support for the transition to organic here.
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  • General Mills partners with Organic Valley to increase organic supply

    Infographic.  General Mills has announced a strategic sourcing partnership with the largest organic cooperative in the U.S. that will help about 20 dairy farms add around 3,000 acres to organic dairy production over the next three years. (PRNewsFoto/General Mills)
    General Mills is committed to doubling the organic acreage from which it sources supply by 2019. To succeed, the packaged food giant is thinking creatively. In addition to partnering with Organic Valley, the largest organic cooperate in the US, General Mills is also launching the Organic &d Regenerative Agriculture Transition Council to advance sustainable farming practices. […]
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  • “We cannot get enough organic to stay in business…” Costco CEO Jelinek

    Shoppers look for produce at Costco in Issaquah Monday March 14, 2016.
    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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