How Investing Creates Impact

Iroquois Valley was founded in 2007 to support farmers. More than a decade later, we continue to make lasting impact by connecting mission-aligned investors to organic & regenerative farmers.

A Public Benefit Corporation

We work to to create public benefit by enabling healthy food production, restoring soil, and improving water quality throughthe establishment of secure and sustainable farmland tenure.

STRAFFORD VILLAGE FARM | ORANGE COUNTY, VT
STRAFFORD VILLAGE FARM | ORANGE COUNTY, VT

HEALTHY SOIL

Grow healthy food, support biodiversity & life in the soil, sequester carbon, and clean waterways

HEALTHY PEOPLE

Benefit from nutritious food grown organically, connection to their food’s source, and organic agriculture’s impact on our environment

HEALTHY PLANET

As a result of thriving ecosystems, regenerative & organic farming practices and carbon sequestration

Read our public benefit report

Our annual public benefit report provides details about the ways Iroquois Valley works to invest in farmers, and more broadly in the environment and communities.

Benefits of Organic & Regenerative Agriculture

Benefits of Organic & Regenerative Agriculture. Image of Vilicus Farm fields
  • Nutritious, delicious food supply
  • Clean are and water
  • Carbon sequestration
  • Climate Change Solution
  • Ecological biodiversity
  • Symbiotic relationship with pollinators
  • Safe Environment for farmers
  • Humane treatment of animals
  • Economic opportunity for independent farmers
  • Prosperity for rural communities 

Company Recognition


B corp "Best For the World" logo

We are proud to be recognized for our efforts to protect the environment and provide land tenure to organic and local farmers while generating a positive financial return.

Iroquois Valley Farmland REIT was awarded a “Best for the World” B Corporation from 2016-2019 and was selected to the ImpactAssets IA50 from 2012-20. The IA50 is a listing of experienced private debt and equity impact investment managers that is updated annually by ImpactAssets, a non-profit organization that promotes a capital ecosystem for optimal social, environmental and financial impact.

Events

Calling all transitioning & organic farmers: Share your experience in two surveys

The Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) and Organic Seed Alliance (OSA) are collaborating with the Social and Economic Sciences Research Center (SESRC) to identify the research priorities of certified organic producers, as well as producers transitioning land to certified organic production.

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News

Rodale Institute invests $2 million into Iroquois Valley

Rodale's impact investment with Iroquois Valley Farmland REIT will provide farmer-friendly leases, mortgages, and lines of credit for farmers transitioning to organic.

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What We're Reading

From the field: Farming regeneratively at Singing Pastures Farm

Singing Pastures has deep roots in farming. It's not just a job, it's a commitment to food and the global community we serve. We want to do the most good possible. We've decided that "sustainable" isn't good enough. We want to be regenerative.

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