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Investing wisely in a Green Rush: evaluating impact and innovations in agriculture

Colleen Buyers July 13, 2022

Leaders in cannabis impact share stories and perspective from inside the ‘Green Rush.’  They’ll provide:

* An overview then deep dive for investors and entrepreneurs with varying degrees of familiarity with cannabis and ag investing.

* Honest assessments of where this new market both fails and succeeds in establishing new systems.

* Examples of innovation like business models empowering independent producers through IP; ethical data alliances; regenerative, scalable production; social equity policy, and more.

* Perspective on how these lessons might apply to other crops and industries.

* Ways to ‘smell test’ cannabiz claims of impact.


Dale Hunt is a leading cannabis IP attorney, plant scientist, and founder of the B-corp Breeder’s Best.

Lauren Rudick is an entrepreneur, writer, and one of New York’s top cannabis attorneys.  She counsels both startups and investors.

Daniel Hendricks founded Henrdx Farm, a R&D leader and trusted production partner of regenerative craft farms across the Emerald Triangle.


Fireside Chat (3 speakers maximum)

Meta Themes

  • Reimagine Systems

  • Accelerate Climate Action


Emerging markets, small and scalable farms, sustainable agriculture, innovative business models, equitable systems

Purpose and Desired Outcome

Arm investors and entrepreneurs with smart questions to ask when evaluating opportunities in the space. Provide insight into an emerging and rapidly transforming market, with lessons for adjacent markets. Catalyze partnerships and inspire further focus on social impact in the industry.


  • Allocators (Family Offices, HNW Individuals, Foundations)

  • Asset Managers

  • Intermediaries (Financial Advisers, Investment Bankers)

  • Corporate & SME

  • Entrepreneurs

  • Accelerators & Incubators


  • NameDale Hunt
  • TitleFounder
  • OrganizationBreeder's Best
  • StatusConfirmed
  • NameLauren Rudick
  • TitleAttorney
  • OrganizationHiller, PC
  • StatusConfirmed
  • NameDaniel Hendricks
  • TitleFounder
  • OrganizationHendrx
  • StatusConfirmed
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