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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    Open Data

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    Spotlight Innovators

Upcoming Events

FoodTank Summit: Growing the Food Movement

Wed, November 14th, 2018 9:00am to Wed, November 14th, 2018 5:00pm

Food Tank, the Berry Good Food Foundation, the University of California’s Agriculture and Natural Resources, and the San Diego Bay Food and Wine Festival are excited to announce the inauguralSan…

Innovations in Ag Irrigation Technology Demonstration & Showcase

Fri, November 16th, 2018 8:00am to Thu, November 15th, 2018 2:00pm

The Center for Irrigation Technology will host its second annual “Innovations in Ag Irrigation Technology Demonstration and Showcase.” This event brings together the latest in irrigation and water management technologies,…

Rethink Agri-Food Innovation Week

Tue, November 27th, 2018 9:00am to Thu, November 29th, 2018 5:30pm

Curated by the expert team behind the acclaimed global series of World Agri-Tech, Indoor AgTech and Future Food-Tech, the NEW Rethink Agri-Food Innovation Week in Singapore will explore the latest…

Founder Education Workshop: Developing Your Go-To-Market Strategy

Tue, November 27th, 2018 5:30pm to Tue, November 27th, 2018 8:30pm

AgStart’s Founder Education workshop series is intended for innovators, entrepreneurs, and others focusing on agriculture and food innovations. The workshops are part of a sequence building on the concepts of…

International Forum on Food and Nutrition – Milan

Sat, December 1st, 2018

The International Forum on Food and Nutrition returns on 1 December, organized by the Barilla Centre for Food & Nutrition: an international arena where experts, opinion makers and researchers come…

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