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Join Agritecture and AgTech X for a curated week in New York connecting Agriculture with the Future of our Cities.

Individual event tickets are now on sale - see below for links to those pages. All-Access Passes are officially sold out! We do have a limited number of Sponsorship Opportunities remaining, available for purchase on this page or by emailing us here.


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Monday, 9/24

Welcome Breakfast | 8:30-10:30a | Sponsors, VIPs, All-Access Pass holders only

  • Welcome Address from Agritecture and AgTech X founders on Urban Agriculture’s fit within the broader Sustainable City movement
  • Presentation from AgTech X co-working members C. Mike Lindsey and Wythe Marschall

Tour of Urban Agriculture in North Brooklyn | 10:30a-12:45p

  • A tour of 4 sites that integrate urban farming with varying forms and objectives.

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

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


Tuesday, 9/25

Growing Food Right Here in NYC | 8:30-10:30a | Hunter College

  • A panel on the current state of urban agriculture in NYC
  • Panelists include: Crystal Eski (NYC Dept of City Planning) | Danielle Spiegel-Feld (Guarini Center Environmental, Energy and Land Use Law) | Gerard Lordahl (GrowNYC) | Rafael Espinal (NYC Council) | Henry Gordon-Smith (Agritecture).
  • Moderated by Charles Platkin, Executive Director of the Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center.

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

  • 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.
  • Food and an introductory talk from Wen-Jay Ying of LocalRootsNYC
  • Panelists include: Jesse Voremberg (Local Farms Fund) | Jeremy Kaufman (Propagate Ventures) | Lee Davies (FoodFutureCo) | Meg Christman (Greene Grape Provisions) | Ethan Roland Soloviev (HowGood)
  • Moderator: Meg Savage (Edible Manhattan & Food Loves Tech)


Wednesday, 9/26

Designing Smarter Food Systems: Rapid Workshop Series | 9:00a-1:00p

  • 9:00-10:00am: Geospatial Thinking for Agroforestry Systems
  • 10:15-11:15am: Ecological Design for Agriculture
  • 11:30am-1:00pm: GIS for Local Food System Planning

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

  • In collaboration with the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership, 5 leading AgTech startups will pitch their concepts to judges and a public audience.
  • Contestants include: Breukelen Rub | Food Moves | Food Period | Grow Computer | We Are The New Farmers


Thursday, 9/27

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

  • A keynote from Dr. Peter Wootton-Beard, followed by a panel discussion with leading circular economy innovators
  • Panelists include: Andrew Carter (CEO, Smallhold) | Anthony Allen (Founder, A Tipping Point) | Clare Miflin (Author, Zero Waste Design Guidelines) | Danielle Joseph (Investment Officer, Closed Loop Partners)
  • Moderator: Barent Roth (The New School)

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

  • A talk with Chris Garvin. 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*

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

  • Networking, cocktails, and hors d'oeuvres at Brooklyn's most iconic rooftop farm! Includes a brief speaker series with local officials and sustainability leaders.
  • *USE CODE: AGRITECSIPS FOR $10 OFF*


Friday, 9/28

Agritecture for Architects: A Design Charrette | 8:45-11:00a

  • A design workshop that will push participants to create a realistic vision for integrating agriculture into an new development site in Brooklyn.
  • Host: Henry Gordon-Smith (Founder, Agritecture)
  • Mentors: Thomas Kosbau (Founder, ORE Design) | Eugene Gurevich (Sr. Structural Engr, RAND Engineering & Architecture) | Scott Carrus (Lead Horticulturist, Agritecture Consulting)

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

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

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

  • Student presentations by Cornell University summer interns working on urban agriculture in NYC; a discussion on key takeaways from the week; and local food & beverage purveyors.
  • Tickets Here


Saturday, 9/29 [All-Day Partner Events]

Commercial Urban Farming Course | 9:00a-5:00p | $500 (All-Access Pass holders receive 50% discount)


SPONSORSHIP BENEFITS

Gold Sponsor ($2500)

  • 2 All-Access Passes with co-working access included
  • Premier brand placement on all marketing material
  • Interview or article to appear on Agritecture Blog
  • 5-minute presentation slot at one of our main events
  • Invitation to the Agritecture Influencer Slack

Silver Sponsor ($750) - SOLD OUT!

  • 1 All-Access Pass with co-working access included
  • Brand placement on all marketing material
  • 3-minute presentation slot at one of our main events
  • Invitation to the Agritecture Influencer Slack

Brand Sponsor ($500) - best option if you can't attend full week.

  • Brand placement on the website with a link of your choice
  • Video of your choice (up to 2 mins) at one of our main events
  • Invitation to the Agritecture Influencer Slack
  • Discounts on individual event tickets

You can also make a sponsorship request by emailing us directly.


Thank You to Our Current Sponsors:

Direct Energy

Food+Tech Connect

Ultra Yield Solutions


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