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Future Food

What will you be eating in 2050? How will it get to your table? How we grow, purchase, and eat our food is changing. New technologies are playing a key role in shaping that change. In this podcast, we speak to the people driving that future, from entrepreneurs and venture capital investors, to chef, farmers and food businesses. Welcome to Future Food!

Jul 6, 2020

In this episode of Future Food, which I co-hosted with my wonderful colleague Lauren Stine, our reporter and resident rancher, we talk to Lew Moorman and Nick Honegger of Soilworks, a newly-created investment group focused on regenerative agriculture. Nick and Lew founded SoilWorks after working together at Scaleworks,...


Jun 24, 2020

The importance of protein in our diets is hardly breaking news; demand for high-protein diets is increasing globally.

When you combine the developing world’s desire to replace staple grains — that have dominated their diets for centuries — with increasing amounts of animal-based protein, with the over-consumption...


Jun 18, 2020

How does an environmentalist become an aerial imagery data analytics and AI entrepreneur? Find out in this episode with Al Eisaian, a serial entrepreneur from the mobile apps and software space.

Al's company IntelinAir uses images captured from airplanes to help farmers identify problem areas in their fields and...


Jun 12, 2020

Covid-19 is the first big crisis for agrifood investing, an investment area that largely emerged in the wake of the global financial crisis. How will investors respond and what does it mean for the future of investment across the sector?

This is part of a new series of webinars AgFunder is hosting to navigate the...


Jun 1, 2020

In this episode, I speak to Bjorn Oste, who cofounded Oatly, the dairy alternative company that recently saw its flagship oat milk product fly off the shelves during the first weeks of the Covid-19 pandemic due to its shelf-stable nature. Bjorn is such fun and candid and tells a great story of the founding of Oatly with...