A conversation with Charles Eisenstein, writer of Sacred Economics and Climate: A new story, about his fascination for soil and regenerative agriculture, his advice to investors as well as the role of animals in regeneration, his thoughts on our fascination for quick technology fixes, vertical farms and clean lab-grown meat.
Category: Short Food Webs
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.
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.
A check in interview with Dan Miller, founder of Steward, to talk about creating a sustainable, equitable, and profitable system that supports regenerative practices.
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.
Soil Builders, saving harvests with small holders farmers and connecting local farms to city folk in the UK
In this episode we hear from Wolfgang Mittmann, founder and CEO of Savings Grains, how they are helping smallholder farmers save their harvests, fulfil their potential, and make sure that no good food goes to waste. Also Pete Russell shares more about his company, Ooooby, a social enterprise that connects local farmers to city folk through an organic fruit and veg box subscription service.
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).
We are approaching the end of 2021 with over 165.000 streams, 40 interviews, many new stories and people all working to regenerate soils at (more) scale.
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.
Clément Chenost – Lessons learned on investing 80M into vertically integrated agroforestry companies in LATAM and Subsaharan Africa
Clément Chenost, the Co-Founder and CEO of Moringa Partnership/ Fund, joins us to discuss the role of de-commoditizing value chains, vertical integration, and consumer behaviour in regeneration. We also discussed consumer demand and commoditisation that leads to premiums of sometimes over 100% and drives the regenerative transition.