A conversation with Zach Ben, cofounder, along with his wife Mary, of Bidii Baby Foods, an indigenous baby food line created by farmers and new parents to increase access to traditional foods in early childhood. We talk about the role of farming and stewarding the land in Navajo Nation and the role of nutrition and health with newborns.
Sam Kass – Get people access to carrots before talking about nutrient density, former Obama’s chef and nutrition advisor turned investor says
A conversation with Sam Kass, former White House Chef and Senior Policy Advisor for Nutrition of the Obama’s administration and partner at Acre VC. We talk about the potential of VC in the space, the challenges of the real world and why we should focus on getting everyone access to carrots before focusing on the quality and growing practices, why carbon payments is a very interesting and real entry point to scale, and more.
Tina Owens – Only 1% of nutrition data is tracked on food labels and that means lots of opportunities for companies
A conversation with Tina Owens, regenerative agriculture consultant and part of the Nutrient Density Alliance (for Regenerative Agriculture), about the state of the nutrient density space, the research, why life cycle assessments are broken and a lot more.
A conversation with Eric Jackson, board chair of BioNutrient Food Association, about nutrient density, the research, the practical implication, soil carbon credits, cell-based and plant-based meat replacements and more.
David LeZaks and David Strelneck – Why the USDA gave a $600K grant to figure out how to pay farmers for quality
A conversation with David LeZaks of The Croatan Institute and David Strelneck of Nourish about regeneration and the nourishing economy space, nutrient density and diversity, the connection of soil health and human health and more.
A conversation with Fred Provenza, professor emeritus of Behavioural Ecology in the Department of Wildland Resources at Utah State University, about domesticated animals, their ability to self-select medicine and food and figure out what they need in terms of energy, vitamins and phytonutrients. We also discuss what they can teach us about rediscovering our nutritional wisdom.
Zuzanna Zielińska – Women’s hormonal health starts with regenerative agriculture and the focus on quality and nutrient density food
A conversation with Zuzanna Zielińska, founder of Harvest Care, about women’s hormonal health, the PCOS syndrome, and the connection between regenerative agriculture and healthcare. She is one of the co-founders of the Coalition of Health Professionals for Regenerative Agriculture.
What we learned in 2020 on nutrition, inequality, ownership, health, agroforestry, profitability, soil
As the year ends we share what we have learned in 2020 thanks to Investing in Regenerative Agriculture and Food from over 40 long interviews, many webinars and a complete series on Transition Finance for Farmers.
We can’t answer food’s most basic question: what is in it. Unless we can measure nutrient density on the farm, regen ag will never deliver its promise. These are some of the questions we tackle in this check in interview with Greg Shewmaker co founder of Teak Origin.
Co-founder of Rhizoterra Inc. and scientific advisor of chef Dan Barber, Jill Clapperton has been focussed on the connection between healthy soils, healthy food and healthy people for the last 25 years.