AmHydro's Intro to Commercial Hydroponic Crop Production
Feb
22
to Feb 23

AmHydro's Intro to Commercial Hydroponic Crop Production

  • The Ingomar Club and Humbolt Hydrofarms Greenhouses (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

In this interactive 2-day course, you’ll learn the basics of running a commercial hydroponic farm and business from industry leaders. With this knowledge, you’ll be better equipped to grow and sell produce to your local community. This event is taught by actual commercial growers in both a seminar setting as well as a full commercial hydroponic production facility. Numerous previous attendees have gone on to launch successful commercial businesses!

Register here.

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National Urban Agriculture Forum 2018 - 'From Resilience to Liveability'
Feb
23
to Feb 24

National Urban Agriculture Forum 2018 - 'From Resilience to Liveability'

  • William Angliss Institute (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

 The Australian Food Network is very excited to announce that the second national Urban Agriculture Forum (UAF) will be held at the Melbourne CBD campus of William Angliss Institute on the 23rd & 24th of February 2018.

The 2018 UAF will build on the success of the inaugural 2016 Forum, a ground-breaking event attended by 170 people from around Australia. The 2018 UAF will showcase how urban agriculture creates more liveable cities, communities and homes.

Tickets here.

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Sky Berries
Feb
28
to Mar 2

Sky Berries

  • Vienna Exhibition & Congress Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

How will we feed 10 billion people? Where will food for 400 Megacities be produced? And how can we grow as healthy, sustainably and independently from fossil resources as possible?

The  SKYBERRIES conference will shed light on these important questions. 

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+Farm Workshop: Build Your Own Mini Hydroponic System!
Mar
3
1:00 PM13:00

+Farm Workshop: Build Your Own Mini Hydroponic System!

We are bringing the principles of hydroponics right to your home! Join us in building your first at-home hydroponic system. This workshop will include a lesson on hydroponics, one of the more popular methods for growing food in confined spaces. The workshop will also include a tour of a number of hydroponic solutions that are showcased in Agritecture.

Tickets available here.

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Greenhouse Crop Production Design & Engineering Short Course
Mar
12
to Mar 16

Greenhouse Crop Production Design & Engineering Short Course

Like tending to the vine closest to the wet-wall on a hot day, CEAC's Short Course may be exactly what your operations needs for relief!  Get your questions answered and increase your hydroponic growing know-how at the Greenhouse Crop Production & Engineering Design Short Course – A four day conference, put on by the University of Arizona Controlled Environment Agriculture Center, including three full days of lecture, one day of hands-on training workshops at CEAC, and a commercial Arizona greenhouse tour.

REGISTER HERE.

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Venture Summit I West
Mar
13
to Mar 14

Venture Summit I West

  • Santa Clara Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

As Agritecture continualy works to drive entrepreneurship in urban agriculture forward, I am proud to announce our sponsorship of the Venture Summit West: a unique opportunity to get in front of more than 60 active VC's.
 
Come meet, interact and network with more than 500 VCs, Corporate VCs, angel investors, investment bankers and CEOs of early stage and emerging growth companies at the prestigious Venture Summit | West being held on March 13th – 14th, 2018 at the Santa Clara Conference Center, Sana Clara, CA.

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION HERE. Be sure to use our additional discount code "AGRITECVIP”.

 

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The Aglanta Conference
Mar
27
to Mar 28

The Aglanta Conference

Please join us for AgLanta 2018, the premier conference for anyone already involved with or interested in the sustainable growth of urban agriculture. The conference will feature two jam-packed days of panels, workshops and networking, all in the iconic Georgia Railroad Freight Depot of Downtown Atlanta.

This year's theme will be Smart Ag for Smart Cities, focussing on how smart urban agriculture can help make cities more efficient, resilient and sustainable. 

Grab your Early Bird tickets now.

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Change Food Meets....2
Apr
18
6:30 PM18:30

Change Food Meets....2

Please join us on Wednesday, April 18th, at the AgTech X Co-LabAgritecture for our second Change Food Meets....

Meet other people working in and around food - for profit, nonprofit, entrepreneurs, restaurants, chefs - and more! Ten or so people will be selected to give a 2 1/2 minute (and we mean 2 1/2 minutes) talk about who they are, what they do, and one need they might have (besides money/investment - we all need money). Talks are filmed and housed in Change Food's Video Library.

Tickets on Eventbrite here!

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VANCOUVER AGRITECTURE WORKSHOP
Apr
20
to Apr 21

VANCOUVER AGRITECTURE WORKSHOP

On April 20 & 21, the Agritecture team will return to Vancouver for the 10th of its always-sold-out design workshops. We will choose a local site and work together to develop viable urban agriculture strategies for it. We are proud to be working with our event host, Stantec's Vancouver office, to bring the latest in urban agriculture technology, design, and business to one of the greenest and most livable cities in the world. 

We are currently recruiting up to 30 professionals to take part on April 20th and 21st in Vancouver, Canada. Are you interested in taking part? We invite you to apply using the form here.

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AgFutures Investment & Strategy
Apr
25
to Apr 26

AgFutures Investment & Strategy

Planning for the future - join 100+ strategy experts from agrochemical, biostimulant, biopesticide, AgTech and investment industries to discover the changing needs of these markets and how to execute a corporate strategy that works.

Co-located with AgBio Innovate Europe, you also have the option to upgrade to a dual day pass and hear more about regulation frameworks, the science behind the products and top trends in BioAg to achieve cost efficiencies and commercial success.

Register for the event here.

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Greentech 2018
Jun
12
to Jun 14

Greentech 2018

GreenTech is the global meeting place for all professionals involved in horticulture technology in RAI Amsterdam. GreenTech focuses on the early stages of the horticulture chain and production issues relevant to growers. GreenTech will be held from 12-13-14 June 2018 in RAI Amsterdam.

Register here.

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Vertical Farming Conference
Jun
27
to Jun 28

Vertical Farming Conference

The Vertical Farming Conference is part of a two-day Agri Food Innovation Event (June 27-28, 2018) in the Netherlands that includes 4 dedicated conferences, an expo and networking dinner.

The Agri Food Innovation Event in 2017 brought together over 350 attendees and speakers, who shared their knowledge, opinions and views on the latest developments in 3D food printing, Vertical farming, Smart farming and Healthy nutrition.

Get your tickets here.

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Feb
20
7:00 PM19:00

Fresh In February

Our diverse collective of urban farms, local agriculture service companies, and NYC-based agtech businesses invite you to taste fresh local food on Tuesday, February 20th at a special food experience at Project Farmhouse in Union Square.

The evening will consist of an exclusive winter farmers market where local year-round farmers will display how they are making agriculture possible in the wintertime in NYC. See the technology in action, meet the farmer, and buy local produce to share with your loved ones.

Tickets to the Market and exclusive bonus Farm Tours here!

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Grow Your Love
Feb
13
6:30 PM18:30

Grow Your Love

Join us for a pre-Valentine's Day celebration of love in support of Teens for Food Justice.

Teens for Food Justice works to ensure universal equitable access to healthy, fresh, affordable food. We train youth in 21st century hydroponic urban agriculture, entrepreneurship, and health/nutrition education and advocacy, empowering them as change agents who can lead themselves and their own food insecure communities towards healthier futures.

Get tickets here.

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How Do Cities Spur Civic Tech with Sidewalk Labs & Civic Hall
Feb
12
6:00 PM18:00

How Do Cities Spur Civic Tech with Sidewalk Labs & Civic Hall

  • School of International and Public Affairs: Room 1512 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We invite you to a conversation of thought leaders across policy, academia, and entrepreneurship to address some of the questions that arise when we talk about cities, including how they can foster entrepreneurship and leverage cutting edge digital technology — both efficiently and responsively.

Register for this free event here. 

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Smart Agriculture for Smart Cities
Jan
30
7:00 PM19:00

Smart Agriculture for Smart Cities

Cities everywhere are turning to smart technology to solve their most pressing issues of transport, education and housing. What will the impact of these technologies be on social cohesion and the environment?

Henry Gordon-Smith of Agritecture will share his vision for smart agriculture for smart cities, and missing pieces of a puzzle that could truly revolutionize the cities of the future.

Get your tickets here.

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Sustainable Foods Summit: New Horizons for Eco-Labels and Sustainability
Jan
30
to Jan 31

Sustainable Foods Summit: New Horizons for Eco-Labels and Sustainability

Taking place in San Francisco on 30-31st January, the eighth North American edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit will showcase health impacts, sustainable ingredients, and eco-labels. For the first time, the executive summit will discuss the future of health foods and eco-labelled products in a high-level forum.

Agritecture Consulting contacts are eligible for the special rates - please email katie@ecoviaint.com.   

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The Food Almanac 2018: Food Activism in an Altered Landscape
Jan
29
6:00 PM18:00

The Food Almanac 2018: Food Activism in an Altered Landscape

Since 1818, the “Farmers' Almanac” has provided uncannily accurate weather predictions that inform farmers’ planting, harvesting, and day-to-day living.

On January 29th, Slow Food New York City - inspired by the “Farmers’ Almanac” - is sponsoring the 8th Annual Food Almanac, a singular opportunity for food-active individuals to be informed and to consider food and farming policy challenges, opportunities, and action in the New Year. 

Purchase tickets here.

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Learning about NYC: Buildings
Jan
25
6:00 PM18:00

Learning about NYC: Buildings

How many buildings are there in New York City? Which City Agencies work with our City’s buildings? How do we know which ones are part of the Mayor’s housing plan? How do we know which buildings are under construction?Come learn the answer to these questions and others at a first-of-its-kind event at Civic Hall, a community space for civic technologists.

Register for this free event here.

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The Future of Green Infrastructure
Dec
11
6:30 PM18:30

The Future of Green Infrastructure

Join Dreamit Ventures and AgTech X at Agritecture's office for networking and discussion with the visionaries who are reimagining urban rooftops for a more sustainable future. 

A panel of experts will discuss the state of green infrastructure, highlighting policy proposals currently being debated by lawmakers, green roofing startups leading innovation in the space, and the engineering challenges associated with this technology.

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Talk: Ayurveda with Melissa Boo
Dec
9
11:00 AM11:00

Talk: Ayurveda with Melissa Boo

Ayurveda combines ecology with human biology, and recognizes that every individual has their own blueprint for health. This talk by Melissa Boo will discuss the basics of Ayurveda, the five elements in the body, and how plants and herbs can be used to restore balance. 

The talk will take place at Agritecture's Winter Market on Dec 9. 

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Urban Leaf & Teens For Food Justice - Kick Off Party
Nov
16
5:30 PM17:30

Urban Leaf & Teens For Food Justice - Kick Off Party

Join Urban Leaf and Teens For Food Justice to celebrate the launch of their foundational new partnership; helping more kids enjoy a brighter and healthier future through urban farming. 

Enjoy snacks, adult beverages, a real life urban farm demonstration and all sort of other fun activities!

Tickets are free - RSVP here.

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Modeling an Urban Agriculture Business
Nov
8
6:00 PM18:00

Modeling an Urban Agriculture Business

Join Brooklyn Grange Co-Founder Anastasia Cole Plakias as she walks participants through the various contemporary models for urban ag businesses, presenting a framework for thinking creatively about opportunities for farming in cities. You'll examine case studies of existing projects as well as use hypothetical opportunities to create rough draft business outlines. 

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Runway Earth: The Fashion Designer and the Earth Scientist in Conversation
Oct
27
7:30 PM19:30

Runway Earth: The Fashion Designer and the Earth Scientist in Conversation

Designer (Parsons '17) Jacob Olmedo's hydroponic garments speak to environmentalism, experimentation, and activism.

Lauren Kuntz, a PhD candidate at Harvard in earth and planetary sciences, thinks about the energy transformations needed to reach a low-carbon world and ultimately solve the problem of climate change.

With introduction by TILL founder Jane Philbrick; TILL co-founder Olivia Greenspan, moderator; welcome by Chloe Mandel, TILL intern.

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Designing Green Roofs & Rooftop Farms
Oct
17
6:30 PM18:30

Designing Green Roofs & Rooftop Farms

"Calling all architects, landscape designers, urban planners, sustainability coordinators and greening professionals of all stripes! This course will provide you with an in-depth look at technologies, systems and best practices for designing functional, beautiful and ecological rooftop green spaces."

Course taught by Brooklyn Grange COO Gwen Schantz. 

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