Category: Farmers First Tech

Clara Rowe on mapping all restoration projects in the world and provide transparency to the restoration movement

Clara Row is the CEO of Restor, a science-based open data platform to support and connect the global restoration movement. This is conversation about technology, transparency, and bioacoustics in our transition to regeneration. 

Eurof Uppington on decommodifying olive oil, the largest and most fraudulent crop in the Mediterranean

A conversation with Amfora’s CEO, Eurof Uppington, about the billion-dollar olive industry, decommodifying olive oil, paying our farmers premium prices, and more.

Ichsani Wheeler and Tom Hengl – Everyone has the right and the data to know what is happening on our planet

Ichsani Wheeler and Tom Hengl, two of the greatest scientists behind EnvirometriX and OpenGeoHub, discuss open data and open source solutions and how they will help the world come up with real solutions. They also tackle the crucial role of farmers and data analysis in our transition to a sustainable but profitable regenerative agriculture. 

Dan Miller on the crucial role of locally owned processing in regenerative agriculture

A check in interview with Dan Miller, founder of Steward, to talk about creating a sustainable, equitable, and profitable system that supports regenerative practices. 

Felipe Pasini – Trees bring water so when in doubt plant more trees and complexify

Felipe Pasini, the co-founder of Life in Syntropy, joins us to discuss the astounding capabilities of systemic tree planting coupled with many other agroforestry systems and the role of syntropic agroforestry in gaining back the forests we once had.

Knut Bentzen on how to scale virtual fencing, the true enabler of regeneration

The second in a series of interviews unpacking the potential of virtual fencing with the team of NoFence. This time Knut Bentzen, CEO of NoFence, we discuss the enormous potential of managed grazing of ruminants on food quality, protein production, soil carbon, water quality, animal welfare, etc.

Kelly Price on why we should focus on nitrogen not carbon and work with banks

An interview with Kelly Price, CEO and co-founder of Agreed Earth, discussing why we should focus on nitrogen as a gateway for regenerative practises. We also talk about the role of banks offering a great way to finance the transition as they are on the hook for the potentially bad credit of their farmers and the regular pressure to report on greenhouse gases.

Soil Builders, saving harvests with small holders farmers and connecting local farms to city folk in the UK

In this episode we hear from Wolfgang Mittmann, founder and CEO of Savings Grains, how they are helping smallholder farmers save their harvests, fulfil their potential, and make sure that no good food goes to waste. Also Pete Russell shares more about his company, Ooooby, a social enterprise that connects local farmers to city folk through an organic fruit and veg box subscription service.

Shaun Paul on building a regenerative business movement that gives 90% of the wealth to local indigenous peoples

Shaun Paul, Ejido Verde’s CEO, joins us to discuss the astounding economical and environmental impacts of the pine resin industry not only to local indigenous peoples, but also to the world.