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How to Walk the Path of Independence

As organic has gained popularity and market share it has attracted a wave of venture capital investment, massive consolidation and acquisition of organic mainstays left and right. The ‘grow fast, sell’ model often falls in direct conflict with the ability to enhance and deliver on the mission of an organization, and conventional financing approaches can create misaligned short-term incentives versus focus on long-term social-environmental value generation. You can’t fix a broken food system with a broken finance system. Join this conversation to explore the emerging models of regenerative steward ownership and constructive capital financing that can protect the continuity of values-based operations and enable growth into the future. Target audience is leadership of organic start-ups looking to scale and established organic businesses looking to create succession plan for founders.