Agritecture Xchange Week is finally here! Join Agritecture and AgTech X for a week-long series of urban agriculture and sustainability events in New York City.

Individual event tickets are on sale now - register for as many events as you would like! We look forward to seeing you throughout the week as we explore urban agriculture’s role in the sustainable city movement.

 
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AGENDA & EVENT TICKETS

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Monday, 9/24

Welcome Breakfast | 8:30-10:30am 

*Sponsors and All-Access Pass holders only. Includes a light breakfast with coffee and tea, as well as a welcome address from Ricky (AgTech X) & Henry (Agritecture) that will introduce the week's events and discuss urban agriculture’s fit within sustainable urban food systems. 

Tour of Urban Agriculture in North Brooklyn | 10:30am-12:45pm 

A round-robin tour of 4 sites that showcase the integration and diversity of urban farming models within the urban environment.

The Tech Spectrum of Food Waste: Speaker Series | 6:00-8:00pm 

A speaker series with entrepreneurs fighting food waste on all points along the technology spectrum. 

Tuesday, 9/25

The State of Urban Agriculture in NYC | 8:30-10:30am | Hunter College | FREE PUBLIC EVENT

Henry Gordon-Smith will share lessons from his “40 Days of Agritecture” 3-continent urban agriculture tour, followed by a panel featuring leading NYC Urban Agriculture organizations and moderated by Charles Platkin. 

 

Investing in a Local Food Economy & Bridging the Urban-Rural Divide | 6:00-8:00pm

Does urban agriculture support, or compete with, a stronger local food system? What opportunities exist for entrepreneurs and funders to bridge gaps? We'll hear from a panel of experts investing in projects across urban, peri-urban, and rural areas.

Wednesday, 9/26

Designing Smarter Food Systems: Rapid Workshop Series | 9:00am-1:00pm 

  1. 9:00-10:00am: Geospatial Thinking for Agroforestry Systems

  2. 10:15-11:15am: Ecological Design for Agriculture

  3. 11:30am-1:00pm: GIS for Local Food System Planning

Make It In Brooklyn AgTech & Food Innovation Pitch Contest | 6:00-8:00pm 

5 leading startups will pitch their concepts live to a panel of judges and you, the audience. The prize? $5,000 - and of course prestige. Don’t miss this unique chance to see the companies of tomorrow.

Thursday, 9/27

How Can the Future Food System Fit Into a Circular Economy? | 8:30-10:30am 

Detailed exploration of the realities of urban agriculture and how these systems could feasibly fit into a circular economy. 

{Partner Event} Intro to City as a Forest with Chris Garvin | 3:00-5:15p

You'll learn about the basics of biomimicry, ecological performance standards, and how we can apply ecosystem metrics to design more sustainable, resilient cities. Networking to follow. *USE CODE: SYMBIOSIS FOR 15% OFF AT REGISTRATION*

Sunset Sips: Brooklyn Grange Rooftop Mixer & Happy Hour | 6:00-9:00pm 

Rooftop networking with local beer, wine and hors d'oeuvres at Brooklyn's most iconic rooftop farm! Includes a brief speaker series with local officials and sustainability leaders. This event is in partnership with CitiesAlive - *USE CODE: AGRITECSIPS FOR $10 OFF AT REGISTRATION*

Friday, 9/28

Agritecture for Architects: A Live Charrette  | 8:45-11:00am 

A dynamic workshop merging design, engineering, and horticulture skills to push urban agriculture's potential integration into the City further. You'll be mentored by leading green city thinkers, including Henry Gordon-Smith of Agritecture Consulting.

Navy Yard Innovation Tour | 3:00-5:00pm 

A tour of Brooklyn's most exciting urban industrial development, The Brooklyn Navy Yard. Tour urban farms, hardware incubators, and smart buildings. 

Agritecture Xchange Happy Hour Finale | 5:00-7:30pm 

This Happy Hour Finale at New Lab - a unique tech hub in the Brooklyn Navy Yard - will feature delicious local food and drinks from innovative producers around the city. We'll also discuss key takeaways from our partners and attendees of the week-long Agritecture Xchange event series, and hear from a panel of Cornell students on their summer research project focused on NYC urban farming. Don’t miss this opportunity to establish meaningful connections in the NYC sustainable food and agriculture scene!

Saturday, 9/29

Agritecture's Commercial Urban Farming Course | 9:00am-6:00pm | $500 (50% off with your All-Access Pass)

A single day crash-course on how to successfully launch your urban farming business, taught by the Agritecture Consulting team. Includes private farm tour. Learn more about the class content here.

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!

SILVER SPONSORS

 

FOOD AND BEVERAGE SPONSORS

 SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

GOLD SPONSOR ($2500)

  • 2 All-Access Passes with coworking access included

  • Premier brand placement on all marketing material

  • Custom article to appear on Agritecture Blog and AgTech X Blog

  • 5-minute presentation slot during at one main event

  • Invitation to the Agritecture Influencer Slack

SILVER SPONSOR ($750)

  • 1 All-Access Pass with coworking access included

  • Brand placement on all marketing material

  • 3-minute presentation slot at one main event

  • Invitation to Slack Influencer channel

BRAND SPONSOR ($500)

  • Brand placement on website with link of your choice

  • A video of your choice (up to 2 mins) to be played at one of our main events

  • Invitation to Slack Influencer channel

  • Discounts on individual event tickets

Sponsorship is available for purchase directly on the eventbrite page. Wish to discuss further? Please email events@agritecture.com and we will promptly respond.