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Dan Barber, Great flavour, health benefits and healthy ecosystems can only come from healthy soils not a lab

Dan Barber, chef and co-owner of Blue Hill both in NY and Stone Barn and co-founder of Row 7 Seed Company, joins us to talk about the role of seeds and chefs in regeneration, and where to invest in order to win while helping the environment.

Annette Mueller on managing over 2000 hectares biodynamically and selling everything directly to the end consumer for more than 40 years

Fattoria La Vialla di Gianni, Antonio e Bandino Lo Franco has managed hectares of land using organic farming since 1978. With La Vialla’s communication manager Annette Mueller we discuss why we need to invest more money in the fertility and biodiversity of the soil and also the estate’s success in direct-to-consumer distribution.

Sarah D. Levesque and Anthony Corsaro – RFSI Forum September 2021

Sarah D. Levesque and Anthony Corsaro join us to share what the upcoming REGENERATIVE FOOD SYSTEMS INVESTMENT FORUM will look like.

The 3rd annual RFSI Forum is back in person this year in Oakland, California. Don’t miss out on the one event exclusively for the investors in our space on September 28-29 for amazing sessions, speakers, and networking.
If you use the code KOEN-15 until September 17th you get 15% off. Registration on rfsi-forum.com.

For the agenda, speakers and more visit https://rfsi-forum.com/current-forum.

Many of the podcast interviewees will be there from Dan Kittredge to Mark Lewis, from Esther Park to Eric Smith!

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Mellany Klompe, leading regen farmer going all in on nutrient density

A conversation with Mellany Klompe, the Co-founder of Soil Heroes and the Director of the Soil Heroes Foundation about how measuring nutrient density is key towards having farmers as well as consumers on board with regenerative transition.

Laura Ortiz, Let financiers being seduced by Latin America biodiversity wealth

A conversation with Laura Ortiz, social entrepreneur, chief purpose officer and co founder of SVX Mexico. Laura joins us to talk about how “transformative finance” is the portal towards regenerative investments and how SVX’s “currency” is trust.

Pierre Rousseau on how large banks finance the regeneration transition

Pierre Rousseau, the Senior Advisor of BNP Paribas’ Sustainable Business, joins us to talk about the role of banks in regenerative transition. He also talks about how monetising externalities can revolutionise the way you do business.

Nathalie Whitaker and Mike Taitoko, regenerating New Zealand’s dairy industry focussing on water not carbon

A conversation with Nathalie Whitaker and Mike Taitoko, co-founders of Toha, which is building a one-of-a-kind global marketplace with climate and environment impact at its heart.

Jim Mann, using biochar and enhanced weathering to super charge the carbon potential of ecosystem regeneration

What is the role of profit in scaling regeneration? How do we sell credits for biochar? What is enhanced weathering and why does it matter? How can we deploy billions in restoring ecosystems, increasing biodiversity, and storing a lot of carbon permanently? Jim Mann, founder of The Future Forest Company, joins us to talk about the wonders of enhanced weathering co-deployed with biochar and why this experiment deserves billions of dollars of investment.

Mark Lewis, hunting for unicorns in regenerative agriculture and food

Mark Lewis, managing partner at Trailhead Capital, joins us to talk about promising companies that promote regenerative agriculture

Benjamin Ware on how Nestlé, doing $93 billion a year in sales, is getting serious about regeneration

This conversation with Benjamin Ware, manager of Responsible Sourcing for Nestlé, explores the role of large corporations in regenerative agriculture. As this is a transition, it is a slow process so don’t expect Nestlé to buy 100% regenerative products in 10 years and there might be a role for some chemical inputs in the transition.