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Here you’ll find updates on the investment deals, on-going research, curated news from around the industry and insight from the players already operating in the space.


Regenerative Insights: Understanding Fresh Produce Distribution

A recent interview by Acres U.S.A. with our very own Director of Business Development Anthony Corsaro digs into the world of fresh produce distribution and how both investors and farmers can engage in the space. As with many other facets of life, it’s the unexciting “plumbing” that makes the modern ...
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Investing in the Invisible Middle of Agriculture

Despite billions of investment dollars flowing into agriculture today, very little goes into regenerative systems. Even though awareness of regenerative agriculture is increasing and capital investment into it is rising, there is a large deficit in investment in the middle the food system: the processing and distribution infrastructure that helps ...
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Meet the Activator: Greenfield Robotics

Meet the Activator is a regular series designed to highlight the incredible and diverse operations and entrepreneurs activating capital for regeneration across the agriculture and food system. Company Name: Greenfield Robotics Description of Company: Greenfield Robotics creates robots that allow regenerative agriculture to scale. Greenfield is on a path to ...
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Top 3 Takeaways From the Organic Produce Summit (OPS)

RFSI’s Director of Business Development, Anthony Corsaro, shares his top 3 takeaways while at the recent Organic Produce Summit (OPS). What is top of mind for the largest organic produce brands in America and the customers they serve? I traveled to the recent Organic Produce Summit (OPS) in Monterey, CA ...
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Snacktivist Foods Raises $515k in Seed Funding

Regenerative, plant-based baking mix company Snacktivist Foods has raised $515k in an oversubscribed Seed round. Participating investors in the round include Prota Ventures out of Chicago, Woodland Notch, Kennebago Food Ventures, and Doornik Investments. Snacktivist Foods is a women-owned, B-corp food brand specializing in dry baking mixes that are naturally plant-based, ...
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What Are the Largest Organic Produce Growers in America Thinking About Regenerative Agriculture?

RFSI’s Director of Business Development, Anthony Corsaro, shares what he learned about this question while at the recent Organic Produce Summit (OPS). After over a year of thinking, “when are the large players in produce going to make a statement on regen?” I was excited to see an entire education ...
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Bert Glover on Lessons for Building Natural Capital at Scale Across the Globe

The effort to recreate an Australian agriculture system that builds natural capital, restores rural farm communities, and addresses food security is well underway, thanks in part to companies like Impact Ag Partners who are demonstrating how this work can be done. The decade old company believes agriculture can and needs ...
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Meet the Activator: Ascribe

Meet the Activator is a regular series designed to highlight the incredible and diverse operations and entrepreneurs activating capital for regeneration across the agriculture and food system.    Company Name: Ascribe Description of Company: Ascribe discovers and develops natural crop protection products that help farmers combat plant diseases and increase ...
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The Challenges and Growing Opportunity to Build Australia’s Regen Food System

Hailey Morris, Executive Director of The Morris Group Hailey Morris, Executive Director of her family office The Morris Group, is an experienced investor and a leading voice in the move to leverage capital to transition to a healthier food system in Australia. She is also co-founder of environmental non-profit Sustainable ...
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Regenerative Ag Starts On the Farm: How Real Asset Players Drive Transition

Part 3 in our series: How Investment Capital Can Enable Profitable Regenerative Agriculture Regenerative food systems start with regenerative farmland. Investment in farmland as an asset is one of the oldest types of agricultural investment, driven by consistent land appreciation, historically strong returns with an attractive risk return ratio while ...
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