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

Farm Progress Show 2019

Tue, August 27th, 2019 to Thu, August 29th, 2019

Join the nation's largest outdoor farm event and immerse yourself in the agricultural community. Look at the newest technologies from manufacturers and gather, meet, and learn from other producers. Join…

Good Food Conference 2019

Wed, September 4th, 2019 4:00pm to Fri, September 6th, 2019 4:50pm

This conference will bring together the scientists, entrepreneurs, investors, policymakers, and companies working in the plant-based and cell-based meat technology industry. Some topics that will be featured include the latest…

GROW Singapore Accelerator

Mon, September 9th, 2019 to Mon, September 9th, 2019

Singapore's first agri-foodtech accelerator program, GROW is looking for the most talented and brightest minds to join its inaugural cohort. GROW is a 12-week program based in Singapore, and is…

Toronto Urban Agriculture Week

Sat, September 14th, 2019 to Sun, September 22nd, 2019

Join this nine-day event across the city! Vendors will be featuring urban-grown products and services and there will be info tables and demonstrations for DIY urban growers. See the diversity…

FoodBytes! by Rabobank

Thu, September 19th, 2019 2:00pm to Thu, September 19th, 2019 7:30pm

FoodBytes! by Rabobank is a pitch competition and networking event that builds connections between promising food and ag startups and corporates and investors. Learn More

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