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RFSI News is an online news source covering the latest developments in regenerative agriculture and food investment.

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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.


Seeding the Future of Regenerative Food Supply Systems

Awareness about the complexities of the middle of the food supply system has increased in the past three years since the Covid pandemic shone a bright light on how brittle and breakable it is. Since that time, there’s been some effort and some funding to address the challenges of developing ...
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The Next Steps for Regen Ag Finance May Not Be What You Think

David LeZaks and Lauren Manning have just taken the helm at Food System 6. As they reimagine the path forward for that organization, they are also challenging the status quo of finance in the regenerative space and asking some important questions.   For many years, the regenerative agriculture movement has ...
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Regenerative Capital: Aligning Intention with Reality

Like regenerative agriculture, regenerative capital needs to be looked at from the perspective of what it regenerates, how this capital is different from traditional extractive approaches, and the process by which the intended regenerative outcomes actually materialize. By understanding and applying the mindset and approaches that we use to build ...
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New $25 Million Offering from Iroquois Valley Will Support Land Security for Communities of Color

Regenerative land stewardship has an important role to play in addressing the climate, pollution, and human health crises brought on, in part, by decades of extractive agriculture and food systems. But we are only at the beginning of what needs to be a massive transition in land management and all ...

Meet the Activator: 4P Foods

Meet the Activator is a regular series designed to highlight the incredible and diverse solution builders activating capital for regeneration across the agriculture and food system. Company: 4P Foods, PBC Description of Company: 4P Foods is a Public Benefit Corporation, launched in 2014, with a mission to build a new ...

Announcing RFSI’s Advisory Committee

In our first four years of work at RFSI, we sought and received feedback and support from many generous people working across regenerative agriculture and food systems. Now, in the thick of our 5th year, we are very pleased to announce our first formal RFSI Advisory Committee. This incredible group ...
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4 Key Groups That Food Corporations Must Support to Facilitate Regeneration

If you want to start a hot debate in a room full of people working on food system transformation, bring up the role of multi-national food corporations. The conversation will undoubtedly beeline to a discussion about whether these CPGs can actually meet bold commitments at scale or to a debate ...
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How the Non-Accredited Investor Can Invest in Regenerative Agriculture & Food

Opportunities to invest in regenerative agriculture and food have increased dramatically in the past five years and for good reason. As awareness around regenerative agriculture grows, so too has the understanding of the multi-faceted benefits it can provide, particularly in addressing some major global challenges – including climate change and ...
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UK’s First Exclusively Regenerative Food and Ag VC Firm Drives Change with £50M Fund

How Pelican Ag aims to spark change from farm to fork to restore the balance of food, nature, health and planet. Four years ago, Chris Ramsay and Simon Evill were on separate paths. One was a Blackrock, Jupiter and CCAM alumni, had raised $1.8 B for 5 funds, grown 30+ ...

Mainstream Food Meets Regenerative: 7 Lessons from the Past Year

In the past 12 months we have seen a proliferation of the term regenerative agriculture across the food system – from farmer, to emerging brand, to input providers, to global food corporates – representing many, many different levels of understanding and approaches to engagement in the space. During this time, ...