The latest Raising Regenerative News update shared word of some innovative companies and sectors turning their heads to regenerative agriculture.
Kernza Fuels New Food Products
Large-scale Regenerative Agriculture Can Be Profitable
It’s Not All About Food When We Talk Regenerative Agriculture
Global fashion brands are looking at ways they can source fiber and animal products that are grown/raised regeneratively. Patagonia, Kering, and Prana are all rolling out commitments to sustainable materials. Read more here
On the April 3 podcast Wardrobe Crisis, The Sustainable Angle’s Nina Marenzi talks about the frightening loss of topsoil, what can be done to reverse it, and how the fashion industry is complicit. Listen here
Not Your Traditional Farmland Finance
The innovation isn’t only in production and supply chains either; we are seeing an increasing number of financial vehicles develop to support the expansion of regenerative food systems through different kinds of investment. The story of Iroquois Valley Farms is among these:
Iroquois Valley Farms, an Illinois-based finance company, is working to change land ownership in the US Midwest and Northeast. Holding approximately $50 million in farmland investments, Iroquois aims to give younger farmers the start they need to practice organic and regenerative farming methods.
Read more here
What We’re Listening To
We found some good listens on the airwaves this time around…both diving into the benefits of regenerative agriculture.
Regenerative Agriculture with Ethan Soloviev
How is Regenerative Agriculture Better?
John Kempf of Advancing Eco Agriculture talks about thinking differently about agronomy so we can regenerate both the soil and farmers’ bank accounts.