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Sustainable Farm Partners acquires Fairfield organic farm

Over the past year Sustainable Farm Partners (SFP) has been in negotiations with the Sustainable Farm Development Group to purchase their 150 acre organic farm just north of Fairfield, Iowa. This acquisition represents SFP’s decision to move beyond their original fund structure, shifting to building individual investment partnerships containing one or multiple farms. The partnership,…

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Trade war leaves conventional farmers in a mess

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What a world we live in. We now know that we are in a trade war with China. When a trade war was just a threat, China began canceling US soybean contracts and Brazil is now filling that gap. This shift in markets will impact conventional US grain farmers for years to come. This has…

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Alternatives To Grow Your Wealth

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Do you control the economies across the world? The malfeasance in the financial markets that caused the 2009 meltdown, wars & global conflict, inflation, trade wars, debt, natural disasters, politicians? Of course, you don’t but these are the tails that wag the stock market dog. Today’s turbulent stock market limits your growth where the safest…

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The Best is Yet to Come

I thought you might find this article that came out today in the Green Money Journal of interest and to reminder that our team at Sustainable Farm Partners look forward to staying in touch. There is great satisfaction in knowing you can invest profitably in a way that aligns with your personal values. These value-based…

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The Law of Declining Marginal Returns

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The Law of Declining Marginal Returns applies to all aspects of life. If you follow this thread, the law actually determines life itself. Declining returns cause markets to implode, governments to fall, environments to collapse causing civilizations to fail. Here we are today, sitting on that edge. The Problem Archeo-anthropologist Joseph Tainter defines “declining marginal…

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Invest in a Business and Not Just Markets

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As I prepared for this article I realized that there are so many myths about investing. One myth is the concept of a balanced portfolio. A balanced portfolio are how stocks and bonds are supposed to offset each other. So I can properly explain why these myths are giving us a false sense of security…

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How Soil Health Impacts All Wealth

In today’s complex economy how do we progress financially from where we are today and the life of abundance we seek? This is the first question a financial advisor will ask us. It is seldom an easy question to answer because the quality of our life isn’t measured purely in financial terms. There are multiple…

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