Ag & Health Investing

Rooted in Health Event
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Investing at the Intersection of Regenerative Agriculture & Nutrition

June 22-23 • 9:00 am-1:00 pm PDT • 12-4 pm EDT

Virtual Event

The way we do agriculture, the way we manage our soils, the way we process our food, and the way we get our food from farm to table all influence the levels of nutrients we find in our food. Conversely, there are also many things that influence our body’s ability to use what nutrients are available. Better understanding this complex relationship between agriculture, food, and health is of increasing importance as we face both environmental and health crises ranging from climate change to chronic illness and exorbitant costs due to a primarily reactive healthcare system.

Regenerative food systems – ones that value nutrient density from soil to stomach – are seen as a solution to these challenges and present enormous opportunities for further learning, development, and investment. RFSI’s Rooted in Health event will spend two days diving in to the under-explored connection between regenerative agriculture and nutrition, the pathways to improving human health through agriculture that already exist, the work yet to be done, and the investment levers that may be pulled to advance human health and nutrition.

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Addressing an issue as complex as this requires a systems-based, multi-stakeholder approach. This event is for investors and practitioners across the agriculture, food, and health spectrum and is designed to provide:

  • A foundation of understanding of the connections and complexities that exist between agriculture, food, and health
  • A roadmap for work to be done by various stakeholders involved
  • An exploration of the investment and funding opportunities that exist along the path from soil to stomach
  • A vision for what comes next and how you fit in

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Agenda | Virtual Program

This event will be held virtually June 22-23 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. PDT each day. In addition to the learning sessions, each daily program will be followed by opportunities to connect at the end of the program.

Day 1 will focus on framing the problem, making the connection between agricultural practices and human nutrition, and defining the work to be done and who will do the work.

Day 2 will dive deeper into the work to be done, the investment levers that are being pulled right now, and where opportunities exist to advance this space.

Tuesday, June 22
12:00 p.m. ET
Welcome
12:10 p.m. ET
The Hidden Cost & Glaring Opportunities of Global Food & Land Use Systems
12:40 p.m. ET
Digging in to Agriculture's Ties to Human Health Outcomes
1:20 p.m. ET
The Investment Case for Integrating Soil Health and Human Health
1:45 p.m. ET
What Our Bodies Need (The Human MicroBiome)
2:30 p.m. ET
Bringing Back Nutritional Wisdom
3:10 p.m. PT
Nutrient Density from Farm to Body... And What We Still Don't Know
3:50 p.m. PT
Outlining the Work to Be Done
4:00 p.m. PT
Program Close & Networking
Wednesday, June 23
12:00 p.m. ET
Welcome / Day 1 Recap
12:15 p.m. ET
How Investments in Farmland Can Drive Nutritional Outcomes
1:15 p.m. ET
Supply Chain and Technology: Investment Thesis & Case Study
1:55 p.m. ET
Innovative Healthcare Models
2:50 p.m. ET
Policy's Role in Moving from Conversation to Results
3:10 p.m. ET
Panel: Mapping a Path Forward
4:00 p.m. ET
Program Close & Networking
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Speakers

We’re gathering a diverse group of practitioners and thought-leaders from across the agriculture, food, healthcare, and investment system for an informative and engaging agenda. Please stay-tuned as we announce speakers soon.

Sponsors

Sponsorship of RFSI’s Rooted in Heath event positions your operation as a leader at the intersection of regenerative agriculture and human health and supports RFSI’s efforts to elevate this conversation and bring more capital to this critical conversation.

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Cancellation Policy

What if I have to cancel?

Sorry, no refunds.

If you are unable to attend, your registration may be transferred to someone else with advance notice – please notify our team no later than June 16.

Sharing of registrations is not permissible.

Please send your request to transfer your registration to: info@rfsi-forum.com

More Information

If you have questions or changes please email info@rfsi-forum.com.