Investing in Innovation

Episode 45 December 14, 2021 00:29:19
Investing in Innovation
The Back 40
Investing in Innovation
/

Show Notes

This week on The Back 40 we are joined by Joe Dales, Co-Founder & President, Agri & Food Innovation at the RH Accelerator in London, Ontario.  Joe has had an extensive career in the agricultural industry including as a co-founder of Farms.com.  The RH Accelerator is an investment company that helps new and rising agri-businesses grow by providing them with expert advice, industry resources and financial capital.  Listen in as Joe and Mike discuss the RH Accelerator, the state of innovation in agriculture and creating an eco-system where unique ideas can grow and thrive.

Episode Transcript

No transcript available...

Other Episodes

Episode 48

January 11, 2022 00:27:16

Local Line to Local Produce

This week on The Back 40 we spoke with Cole Jones, CEO of Local Line.  Local Line is an online marketplace for the food industry that helps farmers list, sell and manage their products.  They build e-commerce, CRM and inventory management solutions that helps farmers, wholesalers and other food system stakeholders manage and grow their business. Listen here as Cole discusses how their platform supports and connects over 12,500 farms with the right customers. ...

Listen

Episode 36

October 12, 2021 00:30:41

CleanFarms

On this episode of The Back 40 podcast we spoke with Kim Timmer, Manager of Stakeholder Relations at Clean Farms.  Cleanfarms is an industry stewardship organization that focuses helping farmers recycle plastics that are used on farms.  Over their 10 years of operating Cleanfarms has recovered more than 50,000 MT of Ag-Waste, including jugs, grain & fertilizer bags, unwanted pesticides and livestock medications, for recycling.  Join us as they discuss the many programs they have available that are contributing to their ultimate goal of zero waste through proper disposal of these items. ...

Listen

Episode 24

July 20, 2021 00:28:05

Click Fork: The Online Farmers' Market

This week on The Back 40 we are joined by Chantal Lewington, Owner of Click Fork & Co-Owner of Dalew Farms. Chantal has been involved in the food and agricultural industry for over 16 years and runs a grass-finished beef operation with her husband and three kids. Click Fork is an online marketplace where local producers can market and sell their products directly to consumers. The website allows consumers to connect with farmers and enjoy a variety of fresh, local products delivered directly to their home. ...

Listen