Tag: soil

How funds can rebuild soil at scale

In these posts I will dive deeper into why appropriate scale is key and investment funds are one way to reach this.

Chuck de Liedekerke – We need more regenerative and financially literate farm managers

Chuck de Liedekerke, co-founder of SoilCapital, on why we need more regenerative and financially literate farm managers.

Victor Friedberg, 30m available for food moonshots

Victor Friedberg is co-founder of FoodShot Global (www.foodshot.org) a platform catalysing food system innovation. FoodShot is an ecosystem of world-class, mission aligned venture funds, banks, corporate strategic investors, and foundations that provide equity, debt, non-dilutive capital, and industry resources.

Satya Tripathi, raising $2.3B to transition 6m smallholder farmers beyond organic

Satya Tropathi is Assistant Secretary-General and Head of the New York Office of the UN Environment Programme and chair of the board of the Sustainable India Finance Facility, a partnership between the United Nations Environment Programme, World Agroforestry Centre and BNP Paribas.

Kevin Egolf, how (retail) investors can provide land access to regen farmers

Kevin Egolf is the Chief Financial Officer of Iroquois Valley Farms (iroquoisvalleyfarms.com), a restorative farmland finance company providing land access to organic family farmers, with a focus on the next generation.

Dirk Aleven – Can investing in soil less, greenhouses in Ukraine be regenerative?

Dirk Aleven, founder of FoodVentures, a company leveraging the knowledge of the high tech green house industry in the Netherlands and bringing it do countries where like Georgia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Malaysia etc. the middle class is demanding fresh, sustainable vegetables in their local supermarkets.

Martijn Blom, investing 15m into regen food/agri companies in Sub Saharan Africa

Entrepreneur turned impact investor with a new found passion for SOIL: an interview withMartijn Blom, senior manager investor relationships at Hivos Impact Investments, the impact investment arm of a large dutch NGO.

Ian McSweeney, 400M US acres will change hands soon, how to make them regenerative?!

Facilitating the transition of the best regenerative soil to the next regeneration of regen farmers: an interview with Ian McSweeney, director of the Agrarian Trust.

Peter Donovan – The wonders of soil and asking better questions when investing in it

Peter Donovan of Soil Carbon Coalition has developed a sampling methodology for taking soil carbon samples. A lesson on soil and all its wonders.

Thomas Rippel, using a blockchain to help Farmland Stewardship Organisations grow

Regenerative farmer, Thomas Rippel raised over € 1M with a German CSA to buy the land under their farm. Now Thomas is looking at blockchains to help more Farmland Stewardship Organisations do the same.