Category: Diet Change

Farmers’ Philosophy series! Koen van Seijen in conversation with Anne van Leeuwen, regenerative farmer and co-owner of Bodemzicht Farm

We can learn so much more from farmers than how to restore soil. Regeneration goes much further and deeper. In the second episode of the Farmers’ Philosophy series Koen van Seijen, host of the Investing in Regenerative Agriculture and Food podcast, talks with Anne van Leeuwen, regenerative farmer and co-owner of Bodemzicht Farm. A deep dive into the non-existence of nature-culture divide, getting back in touch with yourself, nutrient dense food as basic human right, community, minimum wage, true cost economy, and much more.

Vaughn Tan – What is population wheat, the world’s best restaurants and low intervention wine should teach us about investing in regeneration and uncertainity

A fascinating and wide ranging conversation with Vaughn Tan, author of the Uncertainty Mindset, a fascinating newsletter about not knowing. Vaughn was in the army, worked at Google, studied at some of the world’s best restaurants. We talked about uncertainty vs risk, low-intervention wine, population wheat and so much more.

Cristina Domecq – Building a regenerative movement by connecting 350000 consumers directly with 250 farmers

A conversation with Cristina Domenecq, Impact & Sustainability Officer at Crowdfarming, about direct-to-consumer platforms, consumers ready to buy long term, farmers ready to supply long term, transparency and more.

Coline Burland – Radical transparency, showing exactly how much farmer, maker and brand make is the key to consumer demand

A conversation with Coline Burland, co-founder of Omie and Head of Product Development & Sales, about radical transparency, transition for the farmers, consumers as part of the transition, quality products, fair prices and much more.

Karen Rodriguez and Ethan Soloviev – Should we be worried about the big brands and massive food companies getting active in the regenerative movement?

A conversation with Karen Rodriguez, chief operation officer of Kiss the Ground, and Ethan Soloviev, chief innovation officer at HowGood, about how they joined forces to update the Regenerative Agriculture Industry Map, whether we should celebrate the big brands and massive food companies moving into the space, and what makes these two veterans of the regenerative movement cautiously optimistic.

Christian Jochnick – Why Ibiza is the best place to start the regenerative renaissance

A conversation with Christian Jochnick, founder of Juntos Ibiza, a project designed around a circular, regenerative model of food, farming and community, about why Tesla is such a good model to follow for regenerative agriculture, why should we focus on the affluent market first and more.

Erin Martin – Saving $750K by providing nutrient dense fruit and vegetables to 50 people with severe diabetes for 12 months

A conversation with Erin Martin, director of Fresh RX, about insurance providers and what is holding them back, why we haven’t seen any outcome-based structures being set up, where is the first social impact bond in healthy nutrient-dense food, savings, diet-related diseases and more.

Angus McIntosh – Going from Goldman’s trading desk to regen farming in South Africa

A wide-ranging conversation with Angus McIntosh, a regenerative ag pioneer in South Africa, about markets, carbon, nutrient density, cobalt, chemical-based fertilizer, large distribution, and so much more. He is the founder of the Farmer Angus brand.

Stephan van Vliet – The first randomised clinical trial comparing agro-ecological grown and supermarket food

A conversation with Stephan van Vliet, assistant professor of nutrition studies at the Center for Human Nutrition Studies at Utah State University, about nutrient density food, human health and the world’s first randomized clinical trial of 14 weeks comparing a whole diet of supermarket food vs food grown using agro-ecological and regenerative practices.

NEW Farmers’ Philosophy series! Koen van Seijen in conversation with Jeroen Klompe, pioneer of regenerative agriculture

We can learn so much more from farmers than how to restore soil. Regeneration goes much further and deeper. The first episode of the Farmers’ Philosophy series is a conversation between Koen van Seijen, host of the Investing in Regenerative Agriculture and Food podcast, and Jeroen Klompe, farmer and owner of Klompe Landbouw.