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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.

New Report Lays Out Path Forward for Investment in Regenerative Agriculture

As regenerative agriculture gains momentum as both a production strategy and an increasingly mainstream topic to address the environmental and climate impacts of agriculture, it is also gaining more attention in the agricultural finance community – from banks to farmland investment funds to impact investors and more. A new report ...
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Soil Wealth Report Identifies 67 Investment Approaches to Grow and Develop New Regenerative Agriculture Capital Opportunities

The report showcases more than $320 billion in investments that focus on sustainable food and agriculture, with $47.5 billion of that now explicitly targeting “regenerative agriculture” Chicago, IL (July 10, 2019) – A team of researchers from Delta Institute, Croatan Institute, and the Organic Agriculture Revitalization Strategy (OARS) released a ...
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RR News Update: July 2, 2019

In this abbreviated, July 4th holiday edition, Raising Regenerative looks at the Green New Deal and its implications for regenerative agriculture. RFSI Forum speaker Eric Jackson discusses how finance products can help farmers transition to organics and regenerative. We also highlight agroforestry, natural fertilizers, and the growing trend to include ...
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RR New Update – June 20, 2019

Raising Regenerative takes a deeper look at the winners of FoodShot Global’s inaugural MoonShot Prize for Innovating Soil 3.0 and its impact on the industry. Born2Invest reports on why impact investors are turning to sustainable ag. Maple Hill Creamery CEO Tim Joseph talks animal vs plant-based ag and how they ...
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RR News Update: June 6, 2019

Raising Regenerative has a one-on-one interview with RFSI Forum speaker Esther Park of Cienega Capital explaining her company’s motivations for investing in regenerative agriculture. Watch another of our faculty for the Sep 30 – Oct 1 event, Shauna Sadowski of General Mills, as she discusses how big companies can help ...
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FoodShot Global Announces Winners to First Moonshot Challenge

NEW YORK, June 6, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- FoodShot Global, the world’s first collaborative capital investment platform that catalyzes innovation to transform the food system, today announced the winners of Innovating Soil 3.0. Trace Genomics received an investment from FoodShot Venture Partner, S2G Ventures. Additionally, the $535,000 GroundBreaker Prize was awarded ...
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Investor Insight: Esther Park Explains Cienega Capital’s Regenerative Ag Focus

Esther Park is the CEO of Cienega Capital, a regenerative investment firm focused on systemic change in soil health, regenerative agriculture, and local food systems. Park has 18-plus years’ experience in mission-based financial services, including microfinance and risk capital investments. As vice president, Strategy and Business Development, RSF Social Finance, ...
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RR News Update: May 23, 2019

This week's hearing on Climate Change and the Agriculture Sector in front of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry netted a range of reactions from media outlets. We have a wide range of coverage from various outlets. Also read about the economics of the 2018 organic industry, ...
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RR News Update: May 9, 2019

The release on May 6 by the IPBES of a landmark Global Assessment on the state of the ecosystem sent shockwaves around the world. We have a slice of responses to the forecast of over one million species facing extinction. We also serve up some interesting opinions, news on new activity in ...
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RR News Update: April 25, 2019

In honor of Earth Day on April 22, this week's news update features a look at a group of investment vehicles that are helping expand capital allocation into regenerative agriculture and food. We also take a look at a new tool developed to asses natural capital credit risk, look inside ...
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