Area One Farms News and Press

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Why Canada cultivates a great low correlation asset class

Advisors seeking an asset class with low correlation to the market need to look no further than one of Canada’s greatest assets – it’s land. Joelle Faulkner, CEO of Area One Farms, provides financing, private equity and growth capital to  the farming community.

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Area One Farms invests alongside farmers to help them expand, build sustainable operations

 “With Joelle, we work as a partnership,” said Mr. Cole, whose farm comprises 8,000 acres of grain production plus pasture for cattle. “It works very well because we understand each other, we know which side each of us is good at and we can make it work to make us both better.”

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Helping Canadian farm families scale up

 Joelle Faulkner, founder and CEO of Area One Farms joins BNN Bloomberg to discuss how her business is working to help Canadian farm families grow. She is also one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 honourees.

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Joelle Faulkner – Canada’s Top 40 Under 40

 Of course, innovation extends beyond technology. Joelle Faulkner is founder and CEO of Area One Farms Ltd., which provides financing, private equity and growth capital to the farming community. “Many of these businesses are asset-rick because farms have been in families for generations,” says Hughes. “What she’s doing uniquely to help finance transitions and expansions and how she supported farmers through the pandemic to help keep grocery stores open and food on the table is an example of the innovative spirit of Top 40 honourees.”    

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Area One Farms – Keeping the Farm in the Family

Area One Farms operates private equity funds in the Canadian farmland sector. They partner with established farm operators to acquire off-market farmland, enabling family farms to expand and improve their financial returns while incorporating sustainable practices. This interview with CEO and Founder, Joelle Faulkner, has been edited for length and clarity.

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