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

FOOD IT: The Full Stack

Tue, June 26th, 2018 8:30am to Tue, June 26th, 2018 3:00pm

Our fifth annual FOOD IT will gather food and ag thought leaders, start-ups, key industry players, investors and representatives from leading global food and agriculture innovation hubs to discuss Food & AgTech challenges and solutions…

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Planet A 2018 International Agricultural Forum

Wed, June 27th, 2018 to Fri, June 29th, 2018

The Planet A® Forum will call on the expertise and responsibilities of each and every participant – 350 experts, companies, local authorities, senior politicians and so on, with a view…

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Forbes AgTech Salinas

Wed, June 27th, 2018 to Thu, June 28th, 2018

The smartest minds at the intersection of Silicon Valley and global agriculture converge at the Forbes AgTech Summit to tackle critical challenges and showcase the latest innovations for farmers, investors…

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NIFA’s Food and Agriculture Cyberinformatics and Tools Webinar

Wed, June 27th, 2018 2:00pm to Mon, June 25th, 2018 3:00pm

Join to learn more about the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative’s Food and Agriculture Cyberinformatics and Tools (FACT) initiative. FACT seeks to catalyze activities that harness big data for synthesizing…

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AgTechx Harris Ranch

Tue, July 10th, 2018 12:00pm to Mon, June 25th, 2018 4:00pm

As part of Western Growers’ efforts to bring innovative technologies directly to growers, the WG Center for Innovation & Technology is hosting “AgTechx – Harris Ranch.” AgTechx – Harris Ranch…

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