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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.


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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Commercial Urban Farming Course | 9:00a-6:00p | $500 (All-Access Pass holders receive 50% discount)

Urban Ag Tour at Governors Island | 1:00-4:00p | Free


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

Tower Farms

Law Office of Andrew Isaac Cohen

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