Iroquois Valley Welcomes Ingrid Dyott to the Board of Directors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 29, 2024 Iroquois Valley Farmland REIT, PBC announced today that Ingrid Dyott will succeed Malaika Maphalala as Board Director.  Ms. Maphalala served on Iroquois Valley’s Board of Directors from October 2017 to December 2023. She is a Private Wealth Advisor and Partner at Natural Investments LLC, a national SEC registered Investment Advisory firm that has specialized in exclusively socially and environmentally responsible investments for over 30 years. “It...

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2023 Holiday Gift Guide

Iroquois Valley is excited to share our annual gift guide featuring products grown by the farmers we partner with. 2023 has been a year of gratitude and community, and we hope that you have been able to appreciate local organic food, flourishing landscapes, and meaningful relationships with your communities throughout the year. This year’s gift guide is illustrated by Chicago-based artist, Hannah Bess Ross. Check out her website here and view the presentation below for products...

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Diverse Leaders in Climate and Agriculture Summit

Croatan Institute’s REEFS Program is hosting its first collaborative effort for thought leaders, practitioners, advocates, and values-aligned capital partners – the Diverse Leaders in Climate and Agriculture Summit. Join Iroquois Valley at the conference as we convene on November 17th & 18th to engage in deep conversations at the critical nexus of finance, sustainability, and economic development. The Summit will be an opportunity for BIPOC leaders in agriculture and climate justice...

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Regenerative Food Systems Investment Forum: Realities of a Farmland Deal

Join us on an insightful journey into the world of organic and regenerative agriculture at the upcoming Regenerative Food Systems Investment Forum, September 26th-27th in Denver, CO. On Tuesday, the 26th, our CEO, Chris Zuehlsdorff, will be taking the stage at 11:55 AM MT alongside Cindy Tolle of Evergreen Ranching & Livestock. At this presentation, we’ll be discussing how we curate financing solutions tailored to the needs of farmers and ranchers, and how that capital is activated...

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Central Grazing Co: Catalyzing land restoration by building an alternative lamb market

Jacqueline’s child, Liam, stands among the lambs at Central Grazing Co Jacqueline Smith of Central Grazing Company is instigating food systems change in Northeastern Kansas and beyond. In 2023, Central Grazing will sell approximately 2,000 lambs. These lambs are sourced from Jacqueline’s farm as well as from several other regenerative sheep farms in Kansas, Iowa, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Idaho. The Central Grazing network of sheep farmers regenerate depleted soils through...

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Financing a Land Back initiative for members of the Mohawk Nation

A rainbow shines over the Longhouse structure on the Berry Farm Indigenous Stewardship at the Berry Farm in Schoharie County, New York Deep in the Schoharie Valley of New York, a sixty-acre farm is the site of an ancient Mohawk village rich with cultural history. Members of the Mohawk Nation identified the land and united to form a land back effort to acquire the property and return to their ancestral homelands. Iroquois Valley is proud to participate in financing the purchase of the farm...

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Iroquois Valley named to the IA 50 for the eleventh consecutive year

The 2023 edition of the IA 50 features a record number of private impact fund managers delivering social and environmental impact as well as financial returns. In partnership with the ImpactAssets Press Release – BETHESDA, MARYLAND – March 14th, 2023 ImpactAssets’ Twelfth IA 50 Impact Fund List Showcases 163 Fund Managers and $122 Billion in Assets Under Management Iroquois Valley is honored to be named an Emeritus Manager by ImpactAssets in its annual Impact Assets (IA 50)....

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Christopher Zuehlsdorff named CEO at Iroquois Valley Farmland REIT, PBC

Iroquois Valley Farmland REIT Press Release Iroquois Valley’s Board of Directors unanimously appointed Christopher Zuehlsdorff as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Company, following William “Bill” Stoddart’s departure from the organization, effective February 27, 2023. The Company and Mr. Stoddart parted ways amicably, and the team at Iroquois Valley wish him success in his future endeavors. Mr. Zuehlsdorff assumes the CEO role after serving as Chief Operating Officer. During his...

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2022 Holiday Gift Guide

Iroquois Valley is excited to share our annual gift guide featuring products grown by the farmers we partner with. 2022 has been a year of gratitude and community, and we hope that you have been able to appreciate local organic food, flourishing landscapes, and meaningful relationships with your communities throughout the year. This year’s gift guide is illustrated by Chicago-based artist, Hannah Bess Ross, who is an illustrator and writer that specializes in all things whimsy. Check...

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Black Wind Farm: An investment in a veteran farmer’s journey to farmland ownership in New York

We are so proud to welcome Justin Butts to our portfolio. Justin is a first-generation, Navy veteran farmer with extensive and varied experience – he’s a farmer, a small business owner, and a chef. Hear Justin tell his story in this Sustainable Dish podcast episode. Justin was the livestock manager at Soul Fire Farm, “an Afro-Indigenous centered community farm committed to uprooting racism and seeding sovereignty in the food system.” Soul Fire Farm’s wide-ranging and deeply impactful work...

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2023 Holiday Gift Guide

November 30, 2023
Iroquois Valley is excited to share our annual gift guide featuring products grown by the farmers we partner with. 2023 has been a year of gratitude and community, and we hope that you have been able to appreciate local organic food, flourishing landscapes, and meaningful relationships with your communities throughout the year.

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Iroquois Valley Welcomes Ingrid Dyott to the Board of Directors

January 29, 2024
Iroquois Valley Farmland REIT, PBC announced today that Ingrid Dyott will succeed Malaika Maphalala as Board Director. 

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