Category: Ecosystem Services Payments

Finian Makepeace – How to get regeneration at the heart of the next US Farm Bill

A conversation with Finian Makepeace, Co-Founder & Policy Director of Kiss the Ground, producer of Kiss The Ground the movie and one of the leaders of Regenerate America, about the Farm Bill in the US, subsidy schemes, how to have a meaningful impact and more.

Jeremy Leggett – Learning from a solar energy pioneer on making nature recovery bankable

A conversation with solar energy pioneer Jeremy Leggett about the nature recovery industry, the things we can learn from the solar industry, fossil fuel companies and much more. After Solarcentury, Jeremy is now working on Highlands Rewilding.

Toby Kiers, the Jane Goodall of fungi and mycorrhizal networks on being an underground astronaut

Toby Kiers, Executive Director & Chief Scientist at SPUN (Society for the Protection of Underground Networks) shares about their research into the mycorrhiza network, mapping biodiversity, DNA sequences of mycorrhizal fungi and a lot more about the wonderful world under our feet. She is the Jane Goodall of fungi (according to the words of previous guest Rose Marcario, former CEO of Patagonia).

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.

Matt Chatfield – I’m too lazy to farm against nature

A conversation with Matt Chatfield, the founder of Cornwall Project, to talk about the crucial impact of ruminants on land, how to build a successful business by farming with nature, and how to create a guaranteed market.

Connie Bowen – Instead of replacing farmworkers, let’s design agtech to help the ones doing the back breaking work in the field

A conversation with Connie Bowen, co-founder of Farmhand Ventures, a venture studio redesigning the future of work in agriculture, about the labour issue and building collaborative automation agtech.

Neal Spackman – From growing trees in the Saudi Arabian desert to restoring degraded coastal lands

Neal Spackman, founder of Regenerative Resources Co, joins us to talk about transforming millions of acres of degraded landscapes into productive ecologies, using seawater to raise fish, using the wastewater to restore mangroves and growing saltwater species which in turn produce most of the feed for the shrimps.

Boris Spassky on building the biggest organic almond farm in France and making it investable

Boris Spassky, cofounder of Greenpods, joins us to talk about the critical role of project developers, creating bankable investable projects, the funds being raised and the missing deal flow.

Johannes Scheibe on using carbon credits to transition from understocked and overgrazed to zero input grazing

A conversation with Johannes Scheibe, founder of Ruumi, a satellite grazing app, about financing land regeneration and how Ruumi works with farmers and companies to create the conditions for a better future.

Arizona Muse from walking fashion shows for Prada to global activist for biodynamic farming

A special interview with Arizona Muse, Greenpeace Oceans Ambassador, founder of the charity Dirt, model and advisory board member of the US Biodynamic Demeter Alliance.