The Role of Regenerative Agriculture and Biodiversity in the Future of Food

HowGood is pleased to host a community-oriented conversation series on driving innovation in the food system. Each conversation with an industry thought leader brings insight into a different aspect of regenerative agriculture, biodiversity, and a diverse range of related topics.

A Deep Dive into Regenerative Product Development · March – April, 2021


The current mini-series highlights leaders in product development and marketing for a two-month exploration of the opportunity for regenerative ingredients in the CPG industry. Each session provides insight into the current state of regenerative product development, covering topics like designing for resilient supply chains, understanding buyer behavior, and scaling sustainable production.

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Upcoming Speakers:

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

Regenerative Product Incubation & Acceleration

Danielle Gould is the Founder & CEO of Food+Tech Connect, the site of record and community for the food tech sector, and the Co-Founder & Co-CEO of Alpha Food Labs, a community-driven platform for building and launching sustainable food companies.

Tuesday, May 18 · 1:00 – 2:00pm ET

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

Building Innovative Products for Scale

As the Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of Mattson, an independent developer of foods and beverages for the retail food and chain restaurant industries, Steve Gundrum focuses on strategy, concepts, and insights for new product development.

Date TBD

Regenerative Supply: Innovation Working Group

The demand for Regenerative Agriculture is growing exponentially, but the growth of Regenerative Supply is lagging behind. Creative, coordinated, and dedicated strategies are required to develop the supply of regenerative agriculture materials for manufacturers and brands around the world.
HowGood is running a one-year working group for corporate decision-makers across the industry to pre-competitively tackle this challenge using Regenerative Business Technology.
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View Past Speakers

BIODIVERSITY
Designing Products from Ecosystems
Mike Lee
Alpha Food Labs

REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE
Investment & Infrastructure
Gina Asoudegan
Applegate

PLANETARY HEALTH
Circular Economy of Food
Emma Chow
Ellen MacArthur Foundation

BIODIVERSITY
Scaling Biodiversity
Tyler Gage
Terrafertil; Runa Founder

REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE
Regenerative Dairy
Tina Owens
Danone

REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE
Regenerative Fiber
Rebecca Burgess
Fibershed

REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE
Agroforestry & Industrial Crops
Eric Toensmeier
Perennial Agriculture Institute

BIODIVERSITY
Crop Commercialization
Pierre Thiam
Yolele

PLANETARY HEALTH
The World Economic Forum Perspective
Wesley Wilson
World Economic Forum

PLANETARY HEALTH
Regenerative Packaging
Jane Franch
Numi

REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE
Regenerative Product Development
Jesse Smith & Lauren Tucker
White Buffalo Land Trust

BIODIVERSITY
Measuring Biodiversity
Ethan Soloviev
HowGood

REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE
Advancing Regeneration:  Principles & Outcomes
Steve Watson & Steve Rosenzweig
General Mills

BIODIVERSITY
Carbon Opportunity Cost
Arthur Gillett
HowGood

REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE
Investing in Innovation
Molly Breiner
Danone Manifesto Ventures

BIODIVERSITY
Agriculture, Biodiversity & Nutrition
Juan Lucas Restrepo
Alliance of Bioversity International & CIAT

REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE
Decolonizing Wealth in Agriculture
Melanie Allen
Decolonizing Wealth Project

PLANETARY HEALTH
Underutilized Crops & Planetary Health
Sayed Azam-Ali
Crops for the Future

REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE
Business as a Force for Good
Mary Jane Melendez
General Mills

REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE
Agri(Cultural) Regeneration
Olivia Watkins
Black Farmer Fund

REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE
Regenerative Poultry: An Indigenous Perspective
Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin
Regeneration Farms

PLANETARY HEALTH
Anthropology of Food
June Jo Lee
Readers to Eaters

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
Product Innovation Ecosystems
Heather Cutter, Harmless Harvest
Diego Rosso, Danone
Regina Fechter, Happy Family

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
Reimagining Resilient Ingredients: A Chef’s Perspective
Fabricio Goulart, Feitosa Gourmet

Pierre Thiam Yolélé & Teranga

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
Building Sustainable Products: The Essential Elements 
Ali Bouzari

Pilot R&D