Aaron Niederhelman



As Managing Director of the Entrepreneur Agrarian Fund (EAF), Aaron works with skilled holistic farmers & global thought leaders to promote regenerative agriculture to a broader audience. The EAF utilizes sound ecological farming practice to create profitable regional farm enterprises of diverse revenue streams that best meet growing market demand for better quality food with local provenance. Raised on a natural orchard in a NH farming community, Aaron was instilled with admiration for proper stewardship of the land and resulting higher nutritional agricultural outputs from a young age.  This passion has resulted in purpose to rectify chronic illness & obesity associated to the deteriorating value of the Western diet through reinstituting cleaner food as a pillar of preventative health-care. Recently honored as a 2015 Eisenhower Fellow focused on agricultural reform, Aaron sees great opportunity for the Northeast to establish a new benchmark for future food-systems through promoting environmental and human health as impetus to change the false economy of cheap food.

Beginning his career in institutional investing at Fidelity Investments, Aaron gained much of his professional experience as a serial entrepreneur and mentor to innovative food & technology companies. Aaron co-founded and hosts INNOVATEBoston – a think tank event series designed to showcase the best of early stage innovation in New England.   Prior, Aaron was an executive at successful business intelligence and mobile technology companies – leading global sales & marketing through sustained growth and exit.  Along with hosting ‘Growing Business,’ a radio show focused on the business of a better food movement,  Aaron participates on numerous non-profit boards ranging from food security, climate change and social responsibility.

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