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Welcome to NYC AgTech Week 2023!
NYC AgTech Week is hosted & produced by the NYC Agriculture Collective a 501(c)(3) nonprofit founded in 2014 dedicated dedicated to the promotion of urban farming & AgTech initiatives, food equity, & education in NYC.

Now in its 8th year, this week-long event will bring together AgTech experts, innovators, & enthusiasts from around the globe both virtually & in-person. NYC AgTech Week runs from Monday, September 18th to Friday, September 22nd 2023 across New York City, in partnership with NYC Climate Week.

Join us for a week of engaging panel discussions, dynamic farm tours & industry networking events, all designed to inspire & educate. At NYC AgTech Week, we'll explore the latest advancements in agricultural technology, sustainable farming practices, & food production; showcasing the urban farming ecosystem & providing an equitable, insightful, & valuable look into the intersecting states of AgTech, ClimateTech, food equity & urban farming today.

Whether you're a farmer, entrepreneur, investor, or simply passionate about the future of food & climate, this event is for you. Connect with like-minded individuals, discover groundbreaking solutions, & gain valuable insights from industry leaders.

NYC AgTech Week is notable for being the only AgTech Conference that is produced & organized by the pioneers of the industry themselves; No fancy production company, just our Board of founders, non-profit operators, advocates & farmers of some of New York City's most exciting AgTech organizations.

Who Typically Attends NYC AgTech Week?
Entrepreneurs & Founders of urban farming & AgTech organizations around the world
Current & Aspiring Farmers seeking to connect with & learn from industry peers
Investors & Funders focused on food security & sustainable agriculture
Students & Academics studying food systems, food security, urban agriculture, & sustainable development
City Planners, Architects, & Real Estate Developers looking at more sustainable & equitable ways to design & develop cities
City Officials & Policymakers looking at new ways to encourage job development & healthy food access in the green economy
Corporates & Supply Chain professionals looking to better understand the opportunity around local food systems
How is the Event Structured?
NYC AgTech Week's 5 day hybrid format allows us to bring together a maximum number of voices to share knowledge, regardless geography, income or covid limitations.

The first 2 days of of NYC AgTech Week are are made up of virtual programming encompassing multiple expert panels & round-robin virtual networking. Admission is FREE. The next 3 days of the conference are made up of TICKETED in-person farm tours across the five boroughs, & networking happy hours. All proceeds from ticket sales are considered tax-deductible donations. Scholarships are available upon request, more details below.

Day 1: Monday, 9/18: Virtual Panels (Free)

"Communicating Climate: How Climate Companies can use data & marketing to support their Mission"

"The Future of Agrovoltaics"

Virtual Networking

Day 2: Tuesday, 9/19: Virtual Panels (Free)

"Community Activation Through Urban Agriculture"

"Fundraising for Agtech & Climatetech companies "

Virtual Networking

Day 3: Wednesday, 9/20:In-Person Farm Tours & Industry Happy Hour

Farm Tour @Oko Farms. Brooklyn, NY

Farm Tour @ Brooklyn Grange (Navy Yard Farm). Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn Navy Yard AgTech Startup Hub Tour featuring Urbanstrong, Renuble, Farmshelf & We Are The New Farmers. Brooklyn, NY

Urban Vineyard Happy Hour for Farmers, Founders, Stakeholders in AgTech & Beyond @Rooftop Reds. Brooklyn, NY

Day 4: Thursday, 9/21: In-Person Farm Tours

East Village Community Garden Walking Tour @ Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space (MoRUS). Manhattan, NY

Sustainability Tour @ Javits Center Rooftop Farm. Manhattan, NY

Day 5: Friday, 9/22: In-Person Farm Tours + Locavore Mixer

Farm Tour @ReBorn Farms Rooftop. Bronx, NY

Farm Tour @ Brooklyn Grange Rooftop. (Sunset Park Farm). Brooklyn, NY

Locavore Mixer for Farmers, Founders & Emerging Managers in AgTech, Climatetech & Lifesciences @ Farm.One. Brooklyn, NY.

*subject to change

Scholarship Opportunity for Students & Farmers
The NYC Agriculture Collective is happy to offer scholarships to students & farmers in need. The scholarships cover the cost of the ticketed tours & select events. If you are a student or farmer interested in attending NYC AgTech Week 2023 in-person & are in need of a scholarship, we invite you to apply for a scholarship via our scholarship application.

Note: Photography, audio, & video recording may occur at events throughout NYC AgTech Week 2023. By participating in events, you consent to such recording media & its use for educational or promotional purposes by the NYC Agriculture Collective.
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