Guaranteeing access to sufficient nutrients to the entire global population, which is set to reach 10 billion by 2050, will force a radical rethinking of the current agri-food system. The industrial, linear model of farming has created diversity-free systems that require enormous quantities of pesticides and chemical fertilisers to keep yields high. Cropping and farming practices, with their intensive use of inputs, have led to the exhaustion and erosion of soil and natural systems. The long-term health and resilience of our ecosystem are in danger. However, this trend can and must be reversed.
Russ Carrington, manager of Knepp Regenerative Farms, on how and why did one of the most well-known rewilding examples in the world has recently started a regenerative farming enterprise.
Judith D Schwartz on why our current economic framework is completely inadequate for regeneration at scale
The landscapes around us are a reflection of our consciousness and wealth is found in our functional ecosystems. The author Judith D. Schwartz joins us once again to discuss her new book, The Reindeer Chronicles, wherein she dives deep into regeneration at a large scale.
Paula Costa and Valter Ziantoni, scaling agroforestry by complexifying growing systems using software
With Paula Costa and Valter Ziantoni of Pretaterra, an innovative way of thinking complex and regenerative ancestral production systems for a changing planet, we unpack the wonders of agroforestry, the opportunities, the challenges and why it is having its breakthrough now.
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.
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.
A joint venture between Ethan Soloviev’s Regeneration Newsroom and the Investing in Regenerative Agriculture podcast where Ethan Soloviev and Koen van Seijen highlight the top articles, books, videos, podcasts and other news on Regenerative Agriculture and Business!
Matteo Mazzola, regenerative farmer and owner, together with his partner Paola Archetti, is running the Iside Farm in Sulzano, on the Iseo Lake.
John Kempf is the founder of Advancing Eco Agriculture, a plant nutrition and biostimulants consulting company, and a top expert in the field of biological and regenerative farming.
Dr. Sara Scherr is co founder and CEO of EcoAgriculture partners. We discussed things like the stranded assets in traditional (chemical) agriculture (11T dollar).