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

2019 Agbioscience Innovation Summit

Wed, November 20th, 2019 to Wed, November 20th, 2019

Come join this summit and hear different presentations, engage in panel discussions, and make connections with 500+ industry business leaders.   Learn More

Pajaro Valley CropManage Workshop

Wed, November 20th, 2019 8:00am to Wed, November 20th, 2019 12:00pm

CropManage is a free online tool for water and nutrient management of coastal crops. Water quality regulations are closely linked to nutrient management. Learn how to use the latest version of…

Advanced Manufacturing in Agriculture Regional Advisory

Fri, November 22nd, 2019 8:30am to Fri, November 22nd, 2019 12:00pm

Come listen and learn more about how to support education and training providers about the needs of the 21st-century workforce in Food and Ag Industries. By doing so, employees and…

Cover Crop Field Day

Thu, December 5th, 2019 10:00am to Thu, December 5th, 2019 2:00pm

Having better soil health can lead to increased crop yield, more beneficial insects, and lower your bottom line. Learn how to improve soil health and more about cover cropping! Nitrogen…

The Radicle Challenge 2019

Fri, December 6th, 2019 to Fri, December 6th, 2019

Are you a start-up with innovative systems for detecting field contamination by pathogens or pests? If so, apply for the Radical Challenge! Applications are open now till December 6th. Learn…

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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!).