Category: Nutrient Dense Food

Adrian Ferrero on how giving farmers insights into the soil microbial community is key to regenerative agriculture

Adrian Ferrero is the co-founder of Biome Makers, a global AgTech company providing advanced technology for modeling soil functionality. They are on a mission to enhance the productivity of arable soils and recover soil health worldwide. Through their proprietary soil tech platform, BeCrop, they measure the biological quality of the soil and deliver agronomic insights to optimize farm operations and output.

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.

Benedikt Bösel, updates from the 3000h German farm in transition

A check in interview with Benedikt Boesel, German farmer in transition to regenerative agriculture. Benedikt has been the co-host of our special series on Transition Finance for Farmers in 2020.

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.

Paul Lightfoot on how carbon negative foods are taking off and why now

Paul Lightfoot is the writer of the Negative Foods newsletter, which covers the foods that have carbon neutral or carbon negative footprints, and the technologies, people and companies that bring negative foods to market, food brands that have carbon negative footprints. Paul is the founder of BrightFarms and an investor in the space.

Nicolette Hahn Niman – Eating less and better meat is not the solution

A wide ranging conversation with Nicolette Hahn Niman who has been in the food system for a while, starting as a lawyer working with Robert F Kennedy jr, lobbying against pollution from the meat industry to finally become a rancher and write the book Defending Beef, The Ecological and Nutritional Case for Meat (Chelsea Green Publishing).

Ask Me Anything Webinar – Dec 15th, 2021

On December 15th, 2021 we run a AMA Webinar with Koen van Seijean, an opportunity to come together and ask Koen and everyone else on the call their burning questions regarding building a regenerative food system.

QA Webinar The Regenerative Agriculture and Human Health Nexus: Insights from Field to Body

On November 15th, 2021 we run a QA Webinar with Mandy Ellerton and David LeZaks of Croatan Institute, hosted by Koen van Seijen. A deep dive in their new paper “Regenerative Agriculture and Human Health Nexus: Insights from Field to Body” that explores the evidence connecting agriculture practices to human health outcomes.

Tripp Wall on why provenance is key and time kills food

A check in interview with another co-founder of Trailhead Capital Tripp Wall. Hear from Tripp how provenance is key, time kills food, regenerative soil amendments are off ramps from extractive agriculture and, finally, how we need to be able to go long on investments.