The Future of Food and Agriculture Starts Here

Our future depends on innovators solving complex challenges for food and agriculture, so our mission is to fuel the growth of sustainable agriculture & food entrepreneur communities with the connections and resources they need to build, launch and grow their innovations. The VINE stands for Verde Innovation Network for Entrepreneurship, but you can just call us The VINE.

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Find the Resources You Need to Grow

Agriculture and food innovations are not easily developed alone. Success often takes a village. And we don’t just mean mentors and coaches. We mean a village of resources from incubator spaces, to labs, to research fields. We’re gathering these resources to help you quickly find what you need. We will continue to update these. See something missing? Let us know via our contact form.

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    Educational Resources

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    Food Prep/Kitchen Spaces

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    Government Resources

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    Open Data

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    Research Fields

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    Spotlight Innovators

Upcoming Events

Regeneration Rising Happy Hour

Mon, September 24th, 2018 6:00pm to Mon, September 24th, 2018 8:00pm

Join Regeneration Rising for a kick-off happy hour and networking event gathering people who are interested in regenerative agriculture, land, and food systems. Regenerative agriculture is a holistic land management…

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Agritecture Xchange

Mon, September 24th, 2018 8:30am to Sat, September 29th, 2018 5:00pm

Join Agritecture and AgTech X for a curated week in New York City exploring agriculture’s role within the Sustainable City movement. Agriculture is experiencing a cultural renaissance in urban centers…

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Make It In Brooklyn – AgTech & Food Innovation Pitch Contest

Wed, September 26th, 2018 6:00pm to Tue, September 25th, 2018 8:00pm

The Make It In Brooklyn AgTech & Food Innovation Pitch Contest showcases a top selection of NYC’s food and agtech startups. Agriculture and food is undergoing a digital revolution and…

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Sunset Sips: The Rooftop Farm Mixer

Thu, September 27th, 2018 6:00pm to Tue, September 25th, 2018 9:00pm

Join us for Sunset Sips: The Rooftop Farm Mixer at the iconic Brooklyn Grange Farm, presented by Green Roof for Healthy Cities’s conference CitiesAlive and Agritecture! This ticketed event features local…

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International Forum on Food and Nutrition – NYC

Fri, September 28th, 2018

Every year, the BCFN Foundation organizes the International Forum on Food and Nutrition: an event founded to provide an open space for interdisciplinary discussion on issues of nutrition and sustainability. Experts, international opinion-makers and young research fellows…

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We have lots of great things in store for making connections, keeping people informed and helping innovators in sustainable agriculture and food. Sign-up to stay updated on our program and to receive our newsletter (coming soon!).