Category: Role of Animals

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.

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. 

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.

Emma Chow and Eliot Beeby on how circular design for food is crucial for regenerating landscapes, and how large food companies can lead it

Emma Chow and Eliot Beeby of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation Food Initiative recently published The Big Food Redesign, a report that shows how rather than bending nature to produce food, food can be designed for nature to thrive.

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).

Johannes Quodt on making the first regenerative and biodegradable luxury leather shoe

Johannes Quodt, CEO and co-founder of Koio Collective, joins us to share how they’re changing the world through their journey towards making direct-to-consumer, high-quality, and biodegradable luxury shoes. 

Stephanie and Blake Alexandre, regenerative dairy could be medicine

Stephanie and Blake Alexandre are the owners of the Alexandre Family Farm, the first regenerative dairy in the world. Fourth generation dairy farmers with over 40 years of experience, Blake and Stephanie Alexandre founded Alexandre Family Farm in Crescent City, California in 1988.