Tag: agriculture

Pierre Weill on selling 2b euro a year of animal protein as anti inflammatory food

This deep dive into nutrient density on how Pierre Weill, co-founder of the non-profit organization Bleu-Blanc-Coeur, created a 2b euro a year certification program, paying farmers more for better quality food. Starting with the simple (but very complex) concept: farmers hold the key to our health, if we don’t change the practices in the field we need to find chemical medicines.

Zach Bush on why all health issues come back to how we treat the soil

A conversation with Zach Bush on how did a medical doctor ended up going very deep on soil and
discovering that almost all health issues can be traced back to how we treat our soils. Learn about the role of glysofate and why after seeing all this doom and gloom he actually has a lot of hope for the human species.

Chris Newman on busting the single family farm myth and why indigenous collectives are the way to go

Why does regenerative agriculture not scale beyond the often single family farm? What if we unleash the power of economies of scale specialization and actually build wealth within regenerative agriculture? What does inclusion mean within farming? Why does seed keepers and livestock breeders act as the key to our survival?

Long term off take agreements are more important than transition finance for farmers

In the final episode of Transition Finance, Koen van Seijen with co-host and partner-in-crime Benedikt Bösel looks back on the past eight months and concludes the lessons discussed in previous episodes Transition Finance for Farmers series.

Richard Focken on how German pension funds are investing significantly in sustainable agroforestry

In this interview with Richard Focken, CEO of 12Tree, we explore the 4 year due diligence which lead to a German pension fund investing 200m into agroforestry.

Russ Conser on using birds to sell climate positive beef and why regeneration is inevitable

Russ Cosner, co-founder of StandardSoil and BlueNest Beef, talks about the potential of soil carbon in regenerative agriculture, the role of regenerative entrepreneurs and the science behind livestock farming.

Bastien Sachet, how Nestlè and Ferrero are decommodifying their supply chains

An interview with Bastien Sachet, CEO of The Earthworm Foundation. A dive deep into the importance of managing forests and soils. The key is a humble approach for large brands and commodity buyers as they need a more holistic view to shift from extractive to regenerative.

Is Transition Finance key for every farmer?

Does a farmer need transition finance to start or speed up his regenerative transition? Benedikt Bösel and Koen van Seijen dug deeper into the connection between farm profitability and regenerative agriculture practices, with the co-founder and COO of Soil Capital, Nicolas Verschuere.

How to build the ideal regenerative fund structure with Wood Turner and Atish Babu, Agriculture Capital

Fund managers Wood Turner and Atish Babu of Agriculture Capital together have raised 800 million across two funds for permanent crops in the last six years.

Stephanie Race on demystifying science to help farmers to make better decisions

Stephanie Race, founder and CEO of Crop Performance Ltd, works with growers and food companies to improve productivity, conserve resources, and monitor the environmental impact of agriculture and food production on land and water use.