Oct
25
7:15pm 7:15pm

Intro to Hydroponics & Urban Agriculture in NYC [SOLD OUT]

Update, 10/20: This event is now sold out! You can find other class dates here.

Come check out NYC's only AgTech co-working lab to learn the basics of growing food using hydroponics. You'll also receive an overview of the various opportunities to engage further in the Urban Ag community around the city, and leave with a little gift! Tickets available here.


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Oct
27
6:00pm 6:00pm

AgTech X: October Open House Party (free!)

Interested in hearing more about who our Members are and what they're working on? This is the perfect chance.

Our 5th Open House/Happy Hour will directly follow an hour of Co-Lab Member presentations. While the presentation portion will be closed to members only, you're invited starting at 6pm to come meet these entrepreneurs, builders, innovators, & job seekers, and ask them about their work. Who knows, maybe you'll be presenting at our next one! RSVP for free here.


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Oct
28
to Oct 29

Commercial Urban Farming Class

"In this detailed, in-depth and practical class across 3 consecutive evenings, students learn the commercial aspects of urban farming from the founders of Farm.One, and the leading global urban farm consultants, Agritecture Consulting.

This class gives you the knowledge and skills to plan out and profitably operate an urban farm of your choice. It’s less about a fixed model or a prescriptive approach, and more about building a way of thinking." Contact us directly for a 10% discount!


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Oct
28
3:30pm 3:30pm

Farm Crew: Sukkot Farming at Moishe House (free!)

"The Brooklyn Farm Crew is a group of dedicated volunteers who farm together in Central Brooklyn. Join Repair the World and Moishe House Footsteps for an afternoon in the Moishe House backyard. We will start the day with mindful eating meditation, then spend some time beautifying the backyard." RSVP for free here.


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Oct
28
4:00pm 4:00pm

Foodtober17: Combating Food Waste in NYC

"In the U.S., 40 percent of food gets tossed every year—and that amounts to $162 billion in waste annually. To address this problem in New York City Rescuing Leftover Cuisine (RLC) cooperates with over 150 restaurants in New York City to deliver more than 40,000 pounds of food per month to families and individuals in need. Please join YALE.NYC on Saturday October 28, 2017 to volunteer with RLC to combat food waste in NYC." Tickets available here.


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Oct
29
7:00pm 7:00pm

Foodtober17: Farm To Table with JustFood and Blenheim Farm

Join Yale.NYC for an evening of Farm-to-Table dining and discussion. Our co-host is Just Food, one of our non-profit partners for Foodtober. Over dinner, we'll hear from Just Food's Executive Director Qiana Mickie, who will explain the four programs they run to promote a soverign and healthy food system in New York City, rooted in racial, social, economic and environmental justice. Tickets available here.


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Nov
1
6:45pm 6:45pm

How Environmental Factors Affect Plants: Temperature, Humidity, Airflow, CO2

In this class, taught by Djavid Amidi-Abraham, Lead Systems Designer at Agritecture Consulting, we'll explore four specific environmental factors: Temperature, Humidity, Airflow, and Carbon Dioxide -- looking at examples for how each one affects the growth of plants. Tickets & more info available here.


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Nov
2
9:00pm 9:00pm

Food City: Feast of the Five Boroughs

"Today our food is hyper-global: wherever you are, you can get your food from any corner of the world. What might a return to hyper-localism look like today, now that more than half the world’s population live in cities? In Food City, the filmmakers, Matt and Lars endeavor to find out by challenging themselves to serve a four-course meal for eight people - using only ingredients grown, caught, or foraged from within the five boroughs of New York City."

Tickets available here.


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Nov
3
to Nov 4

Food Loves Tech

"Food Loves Tech is a first-of-its-kind education by entertainment innovation expo. Arranged as a series of experiential exhibits, Food Loves Tech (FLT) will link multiple immersive installations, technologies, tastings, leadership panels and dining experiences to explore and celebrate the future of food through technology and innovation." Tickets available here.


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Nov
8
6:00pm 6:00pm

Modeling an Urban Agriculture Business

Image courtesy of BrooklynGrangeFarm.com

Image courtesy of BrooklynGrangeFarm.com

*UPDATE, 10/12: This class is now sold out!

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. Tickets & more info available here.


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Nov
8
6:30pm 6:30pm

The Slow Down - Slow Food NYC's 6th Annual Party

Photo Credit: The Cleaver Co.

Photo Credit: The Cleaver Co.

"This year's Slow Down will be a one-of-a-kind celebration hosted steps away from Union Square market at Grow NYC's Project Farmhouse, a state-of-the-art sustainability center and event space featuring beer, wine, seasonal sweets and savories curated by The Cleaver Co." Tickets available here.


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Nov
9
9:00am 9:00am

Food Policy in NYC Since 2007: Lessons for the Next Decade (free!)

  • CUNY School of Public Health and Health Policy (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

"In this session, key New York City food policy makers will discuss how food policy governance works in New York City and what has changed in the last decade. The goal is to identify strategies that can strengthen food governance and make progress in advancing food equity in New York City." RSVP for free here.


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Nov
15
6:00pm 6:00pm

Educational Green Roofs Conference (free!)

Calling all NYC teachers, administrators, and PTA members: If your school has an underutilized roof space, and you've been thinking about installing a green roof but weren't sure where to turn for advice, this conference is for you! RSVP for free here.

Why install a green roof on a school? "Green roofs can be used as outdoor classrooms all year round to study important topics such as weather patterns, the water cycle, climate change, air and water quality, stormwater management, sustainable agriculture and biodiversity... They can reduce carbon emissions and energy costs while reducing stormwater runoff and heat island effect; they also provide important habitat for local and migratory wildlife."


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Nov
17
5:00pm 5:00pm

Sustainable Futures | Civic Art Lab (free!)

  • Teachers College, Columbia University (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

"Our evening symposium explores sustainable futures, through a series of workshops and talks given by visual artists and architects. What does a sustainable future look like? In NYC? Around the world? As populations grow, sea levels rise, and food systems are modified, what roles will sustainability and design play?" RSVP for free here.


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Nov
18
to Nov 19

Commercial Urban Farming Class

"In this detailed, in-depth and practical class across 3 consecutive evenings, students learn the commercial aspects of urban farming from the founders of Farm.One, and the leading global urban farm consultants, Agritecture Consulting.

This class gives you the knowledge and skills to plan out and profitably operate an urban farm of your choice. It’s less about a fixed model or a prescriptive approach, and more about building a way of thinking." Contact us directly to learn more!


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Oct
17
6:30pm 6:30pm

Designing Green Roofs & Rooftop Farms

Image courtesy of BrooklynGrangeFarm.com

Image courtesy of BrooklynGrangeFarm.com

"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. Tickets available here.


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Oct
17
9:00am 9:00am

Food System Issues & Challenges in the US and China

  • CUNY School of Public Health and Health Policy (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

"The US and China have the two largest and globally pervasive food systems in the world... They are the two largest emitters of carbon and their climate impacts are significantly related to their food system contributions." Join CUNY for this Robert Gottlieb, co-author of Global Cities: Urban Environments in Los Angeles, Hong Kong and China. Register for free here.


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Oct
13
7:00pm 7:00pm

"Wasted! The Story of Food Waste": Special Screening

"Join us for a special screening of 'WASTED! The Story of Food Waste', a feature-length documentary that will change how people buy, cook and eat food. Screening will be followed by Q&A with film directors Anna Chai and Nari Kyeand and feature Chef Danny Bowien of Mission Chinese fame." Tickets available here.


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Oct
12
8:30am 8:30am

Innovative Farm-to-Table Restaurants in NYC (free!)

  • Hunter College, Silberman Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

"As consumer interest in health and sustainability give rise to farm-to-table cuisine, restaurant owners, operators and chefs strive to find creative ways to offer healthy, sustainable food at affordable prices. This panel will feature five speakers who will share their perspectives on making 'clean eating' more accessible in New York City." This is a free event - more info can be found here.


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Oct
7
11:00am11:00am

Brooklyn Urban Farm/AgTech Tour

**Update: this tour is now SOLD OUT! However, you can join the waitlist here to get first-access rights to the next tour we put on.

This unique tour showcases the diversity of approaches within the Urban Farming & AgTech world. You'll visit:

  1. Agritecture (11a-12p): A consulting company & content provider focused on the integration of agriculture into the built-environment.
  2. AgTech X (12-1p): NYC's only AgTech co-working lab, housing multiple indoor hydroponic systems.
  3. Oko Farms (1-2p): NYC's only outdoor aquaponics farm, with a focus on education & design.
  4. Square Roots (2-3p): A venture-backed startup for new farmers, boasting 10 hydroponic shipping container farms.

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Oct
3
6:30pm 6:30pm

Parsley Health: Boosting Your Immunity Through Food and Herbs (free!)

"Attendees will receive guidance on how to select and prepare seasonal foods that provide optimal immune system support. We’ll explore some of the seasonal offerings that you might find at local farmers’ markets and grocery stores and discuss the benefits of including these seasonal foods and herbs into your fall and winter recipes." Register for free here.


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Sep
29
7:30am 7:30am

Sustainable Food & Agriculture Innovation Forum

"CleanTechIQ invites you to join leading corporations, project developers, investors, startups and smart city leaders to discuss evolving business models, new technologies and innovative financing that is driving the development of sustainable agriculture and innovative food technologies." Tickets available here.


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Sep
25
to Sep 27

Commercial Urban Farming Class

"In this detailed, in-depth and practical class across 3 consecutive evenings, students learn the commercial aspects of urban farming from the founders of Farm.One, and the leading global urban farm consultants, Agritecture Consulting.

This class gives you the knowledge and skills to plan out and profitably operate an urban farm of your choice. It’s less about a fixed model or a prescriptive approach, and more about building a way of thinking." Contact us directly to learn more!


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Sep
16
to Sep 21

NYC AgTech Week 2017

  • NYC (Multiple Locations) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The NYC Ag Collective is hosting the 3rd 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. This is a can't-miss week for anyone in the Urban Farming & AgTech space. Tickets to all events available here!


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Sep
13
7:00pm 7:00pm

Rooftop Farms: Greening the Concrete Jungle (free!)

Image courtesy of: elizabethdownerriker.com

Image courtesy of: elizabethdownerriker.com

"Pioneers of New York City’s rooftop farm movement will share their experiences of producing food in an unlikely setting... The panel discussion accompanies Beneath the Same Sky: From Oaxaca’s Central Valley to the Rooftops of New York, an exhibit of works by American painter Elizabeth Downer Riker." This event is free; more info here.


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