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OPEN A REGENERATIVE FARM!

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DISCOVER GONNEGIRLS

GonneGirls is a female run regenerative farm based in Gonneville en Auge. Their objective is to demonstrate that you can run a diversified small scale farm while regenerating the soil and generating profits for farmers.
Learn from them to replicate their concept! 

WATCH THIS MASTERCLASS VIDEO TO LEARN ABOUT:

  • Gonnegirls' concept (Vision, Story, KPIs, Impact)​

  • Their most valuable learnings (First steps, Challenges, Pivots)​

  • Gonnegirls's business model (Current business model, future evolutions)

  • Their best advice for someone who wants to launch a similar project

ABOUT GONNEGIRLS

Quick overview

SOLUTION: GonneGirls is a female run regenerative farm based in Gonneville en Auge. Our objective is to demonstrate that you can run a diversified small scale farm while regenerating the soil and generating profits for farmers.

  • Creation date: 2019

  • Country of origin: France 

  • Areas already covered: Similar projects exist that follow the Ridgedale Farm approach everywhere in Europe 

  • Areas of replication: Anywhere where  there is a need and a market potential

  • Business model: The farm generates revenues from 4 main activities: the production of organic vegetables, the production of organic eggs using holistic grazing practices, a pension for horses and a guest house for tourists and seminars. 

Impact

+100

families fed locally

positive EBITDA after 2 years and hiring employees 

1000

trees planted and increase of organic matter between 0,5% and 4% since 2017 depending on the activities 

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ABOUT THE CO-FOUNDERS

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Gaëlle Bonnieux & Claire Diquet

Gaëlle Bonnieux and Claire Diquet co-founded GonneGirls in 2019. Claire is from South Africa. She worked for many years for large advertising companies such as Ogilvy, BETC and Proximity in Europe. She was specialised in digital marketing and used to work for large corporates in the food industry. Gaëlle started her career in the microfinance industry and later joined responsAbility Investments, an asset manager specialised in impact investments in emerging countries. She was in charge of the financing of agricultural SMEs throughout the world. 

Background & Awards

 

GonneGirls won the call for proposals launched by ECOSIA in 2019 to support generative farms in Europe and received funding to launch the farm.

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