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Aug 20, 2021
Gold Leaf Farming acquires 1,174 acres of almonds in Fresno County

Gold Leaf Farming (“Gold Leaf’) announced Aug. 19 the acquisition of a new 1,173-acre almond orchard located within James Irrigation District in Fresno County. The orchard was acquired from multigenerational landowners with AgriWealth Inc. operating as the sole broker in this transaction. Gold Leaf’s farming team, led by Brandon Rebiero and Manuel Almanza, is thrilled to farm the orchard. Gold Leaf will continue many of the excellent farming practices of past owners while converting the almonds from conventional to organic.

“We are excited about this acquisition,” said Gold Leaf’s Josh Guggenheim.  He continued, “This property’s characteristics, in particular the high yield  and secure water rights, align well with our firm’s focus to own structurally-advantaged farms with low cost of production for the long-term.”

About Gold Leaf Farming

Gold Leaf Farming owns and operates almond, pistachio, and date farms in California and Arizona. The company holds traditional farming values in high regard: taking pride in quality operations, only buying farms Gold Leaf would be happy to own forever, and staying grounded in values like hard work, responsibility, and integrity. As next-generation growers, Gold Leaf builds upon that tradition with a focus on sustainability, responsible employment, and technology. It is a young, dynamic company growing its acreage and team in 2021 and beyond. As younger growers, Gold Leaf is aiming to build a farming company for the long-haul that will emulate its values.

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