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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Upcoming Events

NYC AgTech Week 2019

Sat, September 21st, 2019 5:00pm to Thu, September 26th, 2019 9:00pm

Join the 4th annual NYC AgTech Week that features 15+ commercial urban farms, tech companies, and non-profits, run by industry leaders themselves. Exclusive farm tours, panels, workshops, and networking events will be featured during…

Great Lakes Ag Tech Summit

Mon, September 23rd, 2019 9:00am to Mon, September 23rd, 2019 4:00pm

Join this one-day event and listen to researchers and growers around the Great Lakes region. Connect and network with growers, scientists, researchers and entrepreneurs to listen to their stories of moving…

Foodscape 2019

Tue, September 24th, 2019 to Wed, September 25th, 2019

Listen to top tastemakers, scientists, and marketers who reveal how to connect with consumers through flavor, health, technology, and human value. Become more aware of the latest trends and consumer…

Regenerative Food Systems Investment (RFSI) Forum

Mon, September 30th, 2019 2:00pm to Tue, October 1st, 2019 4:30pm

This two-day event is aimed to bring stakeholders in sustainable and regenerative agriculture and food investment together. Day 1 will feature opening sessions and evening reception, while day 2 will feature…

Soil Health Tech for Climate Resilience

Wed, October 9th, 2019 10:00am to Wed, October 9th, 2019 2:00pm

In California’s Central Valley, many farmers do not have resources and technology to take baseline soil data samples. Therefore, PastureMap and Point Blue Conservation Science have launched the first mapping platform to…

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