Joelle Faulkner, founder and CEO of Area One Farms. Influenced by her own family's experience operating and financing their farm in Southern Ontario, Joelle founded Area One Farms to bring a new agricultural financing model to the market - one based on equity partnerships with family farms so that they can expand without the burden of fees, rent, or interest payments.
Joelle is also a Rhodes Scholar and a Fulbright Scholar. She holds degrees in engineering, business, and law from Western University, Oxford University and Stanford University. She was listed in Canada's Top 40 under 40 in 2020 and in Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women: Future Leaders.
It’ll be a huge problem. Even places that do have enough labor for spring may not have enough labor for fall.30 September 2020