From Syndication to Soil: Investing in Regenerative Farming and Local Grocery Stores with Felecia Froe

Real Estate Investing with the REI Mastermind Network

Oct 19 2023 • 31 mins

Welcome to another episode of the REI Mastermind Network, where we bring you the latest insights and stories from the world of real estate investing. In today's episode, we have the pleasure of welcoming our guest, Felecia Froe, who has a wealth of knowledge and experience in raising funds for impactful projects. Felecia's journey began at a conference where she made a personal connection that would shape her future endeavors. As an investor, she understands the importance of building relationships face-to-face and leveraging her connections to introduce women investors to trustworthy opportunities.

During our conversation, Felecia shares her passion for making a difference in the lives of many through her focus on areas like grocery stores, indoor controlled farming, and working closely with farmers. She emphasizes the significance of regenerative farming in improving soil quality and providing nutritious food, while also reducing carbon footprint and water issues. Felecia's mission is to bring fresh, locally grown produce to underserved communities, like the food desert area she encountered in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

But it doesn't stop there. Felecia delves into the connection between food and health, sharing her personal experience of how eating better led to a decrease in her medication. She firmly believes that food is medicine and that access to healthy food can prevent and address many medical issues. Join us as we explore Felecia's invaluable insights into investing with a purpose, building meaningful projects and companies, and overcoming challenges to create positive change. Get ready for an episode that will inspire and motivate you to invest your capital and time into projects that truly matter. Let's dive in!

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Key Topics and Bullets:

Building Relationships and Investing in Projects

  • Contacted by someone met at a conference to help raise funds for a project
  • Emphasizes the importance of building relationships in person
  • Offers experience and connections in investing
  • Can introduce women investors to projects, sponsors, and trustworthy people
  • Acknowledges the risks involved in investing
  • Focuses on projects that make a big difference in many lives

Bringing Fresh Produce to the Midwest and Regenerative Farming

  • Identifies grocery stores, indoor controlled farming, and working with farmers as areas to tackle
  • Promotes regenerative farming to improve soil quality and provide nutritious food
  • Aims to reduce carbon footprint and water issues while bringing fresh produce to the Midwest
  • Highlights the benefits of locally grown food in terms of nutrition and reduced transportation distance

Challenges in Promoting Good Health and Overcoming Them

  • Discusses how aspects of society, including grocery stores and the healthcare system, prioritize profit over health
  • Collaborates with others to address these issues
  • Mentions the book "Rich Dad, Poor Dad" and its influence on understanding assets and liabilities
  • Shares personal experience in buying real estate and rehabbing properties
  • Stresses the importance of taking on difficult challenges in their career

Investing in Meaningful Projects and Making a Difference

  • Partners with Philanthro Investors to invest in companies that make a difference
  • Focuses on clean water and improving water infrastructure
  • Learns from past mistakes and failures, emphasizing the importance of resilience
  • Believes in overcoming difficult situations and achieving anything with the right mindset
  • Expresses passion for connecting...