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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    Spotlight Innovators

Upcoming Events

Food Science Conference

Mon, May 6th, 2019 8:30am to Sat, April 20th, 2019 6:30pm

This event will be a great place to expand your knowledge of the latest innovative approaches in Food science and technology. Learn more

Agtech: Food Safety in the Agricultural Industry

Tue, May 7th, 2019 11:30am to Tue, May 7th, 2019 1:30pm

This event in Morgan Hill features the Silicon Valley Business Journal's panel of experts who will explain and explore how different technology can help and be part of new food…

2019 Silicon Valley AgTech Conference

Mon, May 13th, 2019 8:00am to Mon, May 13th, 2019 5:00pm

Held at the Santa Clara Convention Center, the Silicon Valley AgTech Conference strives to bring together strategists, technologists, developers, and implementers to propose and exchange new ideas to the agricultural…

Aligning the Food System: Solutions for Food Loss & Waste

Wed, May 15th, 2019 to Thu, May 16th, 2019

This workshop in the World Food Center's Aligning the Food System series will address barriers to developing solutions for food loss and waste from several perspectives in this growing industry. Hosted…

Indoor Ag-Con

Wed, May 22nd, 2019 8:00am to Fri, May 24th, 2019 12:00pm

Join growers, investors, produce buyers, and advocates at this three-day conference in Las Vegas to learn more about the technology of growing crops in an indoor system. Learn More

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