Tag: farm

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.

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.

Kellie Walters on how an Australian input company is helping China to regenerate 20 million acres

A conversation with Kellie Walters, CEO of VRM Biologik, about the different processes and programs they provide on a smaller scale, regional scale, national scale to the Food and Agriculture space in Australia, Malaysia, the USA, and China.

Mellany Klompe, leading regen farmer going all in on nutrient density

A conversation with Mellany Klompe, the Co-founder of Soil Heroes and the Director of the Soil Heroes Foundation about how measuring nutrient density is key towards having farmers as well as consumers on board with regenerative transition.

Marcus Link, Regen farming isn’t enough, we need regenerative enterprises

A new conversation for the series on New Foundation Farms with the CEO Marcus Link, author of “Farming Smarter” about how farming using regenerative approaches is not enough and how New Foundation Farms is building a regenerative AgriFood enterprise on a thousand acres in the UK and raising 20 million to do so.

Soil Builders, using a bond to scale regenerative approaches in West Africa

An interview with Emiliano Mroue, co founder of the WARC group, on how they are applying regenerative approaches with smallholder farmers in Ghana and Sierra Leone. And how they are raising capital through the innovative New African Farmers Bond to scale their work.

Robin Saluoks & Kristjan Luha on building the biggest farmers union in the world, already covering 1m hectares on 1500 farmers

How do we get thousands of farmers and millions of hectares to transition towards applying more regenerative practises? This is the primary question answered today by Robin Saluoks and Kristjan Luha, co- founders of eAgronom.

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?

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.

What is the role of fully vertically integrated products in the regenerative transition of a farmer?

As part of the Transition Finance for Farmers series, Benedikt Bösel and Koen van Seijen interview Bert Mulder of Tomasu and BoerBakkerBert BV.