Phil Taylor and Brandon Welch of the Perennial Fund and MAD Agriculture just closed their fund of $10 million and the first four loans are out of the door, with many more to come. We discuss in this episode what they have learned about skin-in-the-game transition finance and partnering with farmers.
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.
A check in with Brent Kessel, investor in the New African Farmers bond, plus a deep dive with Ben Scott Robbinson of the Small Robot Company into the role of small robots in regenerative agriculture and why not all weeds are created equal.
Is investing in regenerative agriculture and food only for large investors? An interview with Dan Miller, founder of crowd investing platform Steward.
Catherine Tubb of RethinkX is the co-author of the “Rethinking Food & Agriculture” report. Will precision fermentation really be 100 times more land efficient, produce 10-25 times more feedstock and be 10 times more water efficient? And what does it do with nutrient density and healthcare?
Andrew Voysey is head of Business and Government Solutions at Soil Capital. We spoke about the EU Taxonomy on Sustainable Finance.
Chuck de Liedekerke, co-founder of SoilCapital, on why we need more regenerative and financially literate farm managers.