Category: Ecosystem Services Payments

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.

Mariko Thorbecke – Let’s focus on making agriculture fossil fuel free

Mariko Thorbecke, expert in Life Cycle Assessment, independent consultant bridging between corporate climate, net-zero commitments and regenerative agriculture, joins us to talk about the importance of fossil-free farming, the greenhouse gases presented into a single metric of CO2 equivalents and much more.

Bert Glover on investing over $600M into regenerative farms in the US and Australia and selling soil carbon credits to Microsoft

Bert Glover of Impact Ag Partners, comes back on the podcast for a discussion about soil carbon credits, operating his fund in Australia and North America, as well as the importance of biodiversity and more.

Cameron Frayling on what is needed to unlock biodiversity credits

A conversation with Cameron Frayling, co-founder of Pivotal, about why and how biodiversity can be measured cheaply and what that might enable.

Cath Tayleur on why measuring biodiversity is one of the key levers for regenerative agriculture

Cath Tayleur, Head of Nature Positive Supply Chains in NatureMetrics joins us for a discussion of environmental DNA (eDNA) and its implications in biodiversity, as well as the other steps we’re yet to take in transitioning to regenerative agriculture.

Gustav Friis on understanding crypto and blockchains related to regenerative agriculture and food

Gustav Friis, who has been working in the field of crypto and blockchain for the last five years, works as a founder on the investing side, as well as on the impact side. Gustav joins the podcast for a conversation about blockchains, cryptocurrencies, DAOs, online communities, community currencies and so much more.