2021 RFSI Forum

Regenerative Food Systems Investment Forum
September 28-29, 2021
Oakland, CA
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THE MARQUEE EVENT FOR BUILDING AND INVESTING IN REGENERATIVE FOOD AND AGRICULTURE IS BACK IN PERSON THIS SEPTEMBER 28-29, 2021!

Join a community of stakeholders who are committed to transforming the food system through investment, innovation and collaboration. The RFSI Forum catalyzes conversation, advances education, and drives increased investment in regenerative agriculture and food.

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2021 Agenda

Agenda & Speakers

We’re excited to be back IN PERSON in a beautiful downtown Oakland location this year! Join us for a fabulous line-up of sessions and speakers as well as unparalleled networking with the leading investors and stakeholders in this space.

This year’s program will feature:

  • What makes investments in organic and regenerative ag and food different from other investments
  • Actionable market insights for investment in the space
  • What is on the horizon in regenerative ag and food
  • Viable opportunities for allocation of capital now
  • The funders, entrepreneurs, producers, and advocates leading the way

 


2021 Speakers

CHECK OUT THE FANTASTIC SPEAKING FACULTY WE HAVE FOR THIS YEAR’S LINE UP!

Stay tuned as we continue to add more great speakers to the line-up!

Thank you to Our Sponsors

https://www.trailheadcap.com/

Presenting Sponsor

Trailhead Capital is a mission-driven investment firm seeking to create outstanding financial, societal, and ecological returns by backing entrepreneurs who are building the regenerative future of food and agriculture.
Further information
https://iroquoisvalley.com/

Diamond Sponsor

Iroquois Valley Farmland REIT works with mission-driven investors to provide organic and regenerative farmers land security through long-term leases and mortgages. Their REIT is incorporated as a Public Benefit Corporation & B Corp.
Evanston, IL |  Further information   |  Contact Us
https://www.propagateventures.com/

Reception Sponsor

Propagate helps farmers & landowners make regenerative agriculture work for them by balancing short-term income with long-term returns.Propagate is a Techstars backed company, and a portfolio company of Elemental Excelerator.
Further information
https://www.noregretsinitiative.com/

Closing Drinks Sponsor

The #NoRegrets Initiative is a relationship-centered approach to land and asset management. Many of the soil solutions developed by ranchers, farmers and practitioners are on the cutting edge of what’s possible. The #NoRegrets Initiative looks for those forward-thinking innovations and invests in those places overlooked by the mainstream so they can grow.
Further information
https://provenancegroup.io/

Gold Sponsor

PCG is a financial services firm, based in San Francisco, that focuses on allocating capital into regenerative natural resource investments. We challenge the assumption that the capital markets should be driven by short term financial thinking. Instead, we collaborate with clients, companies, and other stakeholders to transition to an economy that includes people, planet, and profit.
Further information

Table Sponsors

Friesla
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Event Activators

Alexandre Family Farm
Radicle
Simple Mills
Singing Pastures
Biodynamic Coffee
Frog Hollow Farm
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Become a Sponsor

Sponsors of the RFSI Forum are the organizations on the forefront of the transition to a more regenerative food system. Sponsorship packages offer value and flexibility for diverse types of businesses:

  • Increased visibility and awareness among a unique investor/investee community
  • Media coverage before, during and after event
  • Branding throughout the event
  • Opportunity to showcase your expertise and services

 

Attend

The RFSI Forum is the only event that exclusively brings together the investors and critical stakeholders of this space. Listen and learn from the leaders of regeneration. Meet existing and new connections to advance your goals in this movement.

Who should attend?

  • Investors, fund managers, foundations, and financial advisors
  • Entrepreneurs, advocates, and producers
  • Food companies, ag and food service providers, and media members

Register Now

Join this growing list of companies who have committed to attend

4P Foods
Accountable Earth
Agthentic Group
Akiptan
Alexandre Family Farms
Ascribe Bio
Basil's Harvest
Biodynamic Association
Biome Capital
Bionutrient Food Association
California FarmLink
Central Grazing Company
Ceres Community Project
Cienega Capital
Coast Range Seed
Cream Co. Meats
Delta Institute
Derailleur Strategy
EarthSense, Inc.
Ecosystem Services Market Consortium (ESMC)
Elemental Excelerator
Encina Farms
EnVest
FarmRaise
FarmTogether
Farmer's Footprint
FLINTpro
Friesla
FoodSystem 6
Funders for Regenerative Agriculture
Grantham Foundation
Gratitude Railroad
Greenfield Robotics Corporation
Gundzik Gundzik Heeger LLP
Handshake Farms
Handsome Brook Farms
Heifer International
INTO
Kitchen Table Advisors
Land to Market
LIFT Economy
Mad Agriculture | Perennial Fund
Manulife/Hancock Natural Resource Group
Nature Tech Nexus
Negative Foods Newsletter
Neulua
New Jersey Community Capital
Nori
Planet FWD
Ponderosa Ventures
Potlikker Capital
Primary BioAg Innovations
PT Ranch
ABC
Sponsors are indicated in green
Reems California
Re:Farm
ReGen Ventures
Regenerative Food Systems Investment
Regenerative Lands
Regenerative Organic Certification
Regenerative Poultry
Regrow
Savanna Institute
Savory Institute
Singing Pastures
SLM Partners
Spokane Conservation District
Spokane Conservation District
Sustainable Grain
Tempathic
Tenacious Ventures
The Nature Conservancy
The Tecovas Foundation
Trace Genomics, Inc.
Triptyk Studios
TrueAlgae
Truett Hurst
Tu Biomics
US Water and Land LLC
Vence
White Leaf Provisions
Wolf Tree Advisors
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Venue

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The 2021 RFSI Forum will be held at the beautiful Oakland Scottish Rite Center. Situated on the shores of Lake Merritt, the OSRC was built in 1927 with over 1,000 craftsmen working to complete the ornate building known for its hand-carved ceilings and majestic staircases. This art-deco treasure offers the kind of ambiance that is rarely found in meeting venues today.

The OSRC offers free parking for meeting attendees

Oakland Scottish Rite Center | 1547 Lakeside Dr | Oakland, CA 94612

Hotel

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Oakland Marriott City Center

Book Today

RFSI has secured a room block at a special rate for conference attendees at the Oakland Marriott City Center. This modern, vibrant hotel is conveniently located less than one mile from the Oakland Scottish Rite Center, close to Jack London Square, and within walking distance of a large selection of brewpubs and restaurants. Enjoy farm-to-table cuisine and networking with fellow attendees in the signature restaurant and bar, Iron & Oak, located on the second floor.


Reservation Deadline: Monday, September 20, 2021

Oakland Marriott City Center | 1001 Broadway | Oakland, CA 94607-4019
(510) 451-4000 | | | Hotel Information | Map & Directions