We see this as a huge success and is the reason we started Foodshed Investors in the first place, back in 2015. Being able to support Richardson Farms not only financially through this loan, but also through guidance and expertise as a long-term partner, is immensely satisfying for the FI team.
Outcomes of this transaction include: a stronger, more diversified farm business with added infrastructure; healthy returns for our investors; and a more resilient food system in Central Texas.
We're excited to continue our work with Richardson Farms in the future, and are looking forward to seeing continued successes from them as a business - with all the positive externalities that go along with it.
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