Let's Get a Farm!
Many of you know my somewhat unhealthy obsession with wanting to have a farm. I think it’s a mix of growing up visiting my Grandfather’s California farm and vegetable gardening. Regardless, It might be time to take that more seriously as an occupation. Jim Rogers, who started the Quantum Fund with George Soros, was recently interviewed in Business Week and said:
I really think agriculture is going to be the best place to be. Agriculture’s been a horrible business for 30 years. For decades the money shufflers, the paper shufflers, have been the captains of the universe. That is now changing. The people who produce real things [will be on top]. You’re going to see stockbrokers driving taxis. The smart ones will learn to drive tractors, because they’ll be working for the farmers. It’s going to be the 29-year-old farmers who have the Lamborghinis. So you should find yourself a nice farmer and hook up with him or her, because that’s where the money’s going to be in the next couple of decades.
Now if I only had 7 figures to buy the acreage…