The sustainable farmland investment fund beat out all comers to acquire Weidert Farm, a 6,000-acre agricultural powerhouse in Washingtonâ€™s Walla Walla Valley. â€œWe appreciate the strong interest Weidert Farm garnered from investors and local farmers,â€ said Peoples Company President Steve Bruere, who oversaw the international marketing effort. â€œFarmland LPâ€™s commitment to sustainable agriculture and land management makes them an ideal buyer for this exceptional piece of property that has enormous potential.â€ Formed in 2009, Farmland LP seeks to add value to farmland by converting it to organic, sustainable agriculture. The company manages more than 12,500 acres in Northern California and Oregonâ€™s Willamette Valley.
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