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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.

RR News Update: August 15, 2019

The United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Report set the media abuzz with its claim that the world food supply is threatened by the climate crisis. Raising Regenerative highlights how regenerative agriculture is a focus as world leaders look for solutions. Also, the debate about beef continues to simmer, soil ...
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RR News Update: August 1, 2019

Raising Regenerative looks at the discussion of the climate crisis in the second Democratic Presidential candidate debates, Cargill’s pledge to take on sustainability issues in the beef market, a new contest from Indigo Agriculture, a podcast with RFSI Forum keynote speaker David Montgomery and much more. In The Headlines: Democratic ...
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RR News Update: July 18, 2019

Raising Regenerative celebrated the release of the landmark report Soil Wealth: Investing in Regenerative Agriculture Across Asset Classes by interviewing co-author Dr. David LeZaks. We also highlight a new Opportunity Zones fund that focuses on regenerative ag, a report that compels the UK to transition to sustainable farming by 2030, ...
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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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