Tag Archives: Woolf Farming & Processing

The Central Valley: Does It Need Bigger Farms?

By Gideon To some extent, the Woolf Farming case and the story of the Woolf family call to mind a romantic image of the family famer in America. But the tragedy the case discusses – the California drought and its impact on the many family businesses in the area – may actually reinforce the case […]

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Sound Group China & Woolf Farming: A Few Common Themes

By JMK The two recent cases on Sound Group China and Woolf Farming & Processing yielded several insights regarding scaling businesses that face sustainability challenges. Although these cases differed in geography and protagonist motivations (e.g. Wen Yibo was actively looking to solve environmental challenges vs. Stuart Woolf’s view of the environmental movement as contributing to […]

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Water – damned if you do, damned if you don’t

By S.K. The discussion around Woolf Farms is deeply troubling. As a native Californian (let alone someone from water guzzling Orange County), I am proud of our diverse economy, and proud that we are the fruit and nut basket to America. We have at our disposable a portion of the best land in The San […]

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Fish vs. Farmers

By Helen This morning’s fish vs. farmers debate [Woolf Farming and Processing] points to a much larger, all-encompassing problem: water scarcity. In all likelihood, it’s a lose-lose situation. Why is the water allocation system so complex? In digging a little bit deeper into the root causes behind this seemingly irresolvable debate, I discovered two very […]

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