The Aglanta Conference
Mar
26
to Mar 28

The Aglanta Conference

With ample case studies from the Southeastern US, the conference will cover issues across the spectrum of urban agriculture business models and technologies. Aglanta 2018 will spotlight local champions already doing incredible work growing food as means of ecological restoration, social cohesion, cultural preservation, economic development, and biopharmaceutical development. The conference will also highlight why Atlanta is the perfect location for smart agribusiness to set root. More info on the Aglanta website. 

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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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AVF Summit 2017
Sep
22
9:00 AM09:00

AVF Summit 2017

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It is with great pleasure that the Association for Vertical Farming (AVF) would like to invite you to its annual summit in Washington, D.C. on September 22nd.

The summit will be held in conjunction with the University of the District of Columbia’s Agricultural Summit (September 21st).

Every year, the AVF enables a rich assortment of companies, city planners, research institutions and governmental bodies to exchange their experiences, perspectives, and ideas in the field of vertical farming. This year, the AVF and UDC want to talk policy.

Purchase tickets through Eventbrite here. 

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Grow at Home Technology Panel and Showcase
Sep
20
10:30 AM10:30

Grow at Home Technology Panel and Showcase

An NYC AgTech Week 2017 event. Take a look at the incredible, quirky, unique and innovative Agtech products that are trying to let people to grow more food in their homes.  

For 2 hours, we will spend time learning about this unique space with a chance to hear from entrepreneurs building these products and even get a chance to check out a selection of some of the most interesting and unique devices.  

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Brunch Kick-Off
Sep
16
10:00 AM10:00

Brunch Kick-Off

AgTech Week 2017 begins with a brunch held at Blue Planet Consulting’s office. Besides networking with peers you will see throughout the week, brunch will give you the chance to learn more about the events at AgTech Week. Additionally, you will be attending the exclusive launch of the newest version of +Farm, as well as Agritecture’s new website.

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NYC AgTech Week 2017
Sep
16
to Sep 21

NYC AgTech Week 2017

The NYC Ag Collective is hosting the Third Annual NYC AgTechWeek September 16-21 at locations all around NYC. The week will be full of farm tours, workshops, demos, panels, networking, and the extremely popular Locavore Feast.

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