FUTURE EVENT UPDATES
Get excited and save the date: Food, Ag Ideas Week will be coming to you virtually December 3rd - 10th! Thought leadership, networking, industry leading topics and more awaits you at this year's conference.
We will be kicking off with the Techstars Farm to Fork Demo Day, a robust Education day that meets entrepreneurs at every stage of their journey, and three full days of content spanning Food Systems, Agriculture, and CPG.
Check back in a few weeks for the full schedule and how to register!
PANELS. SPEAKERS. NETWORKING. TOURS. DEMO SHOWCASES. AND MORE!
FOOD | AG | IDEAS
Food | Ag | Ideas, led by Grow North and partners, is an annual multi-day series of speakers, events, tours, and demo showcases in Minneapolis to highlight innovative ideas, make connections across the sectors, invite leaders to join Minnesota's entrepreneur and innovation ecosystem and move our industry forward.
New this year we will have two Food Ag Ideas events. We will host an evening event during Twin Cities Startup Week in September as well as Food Ag Ideas Week December 3rd-10th.
Join us this fall!
10+ Grow North Speaker Sessions
Entrepreneur Education Day
Techstars Farm to Fork Demo Day
Farm Tour to the Main Street Project
The Future of Farm to School Event
Invite-Only Investor Summit
Roundtable Networking Lunches
Maker to Market Showcase
From Field to Glass: Innovation in Brewing and Distilling
Indigenous Peoples' Day Reception
Crash the Networks Happy Hour
Retail and Farmers' Market Events
2019 SPEAKER HIGHLIGHTS
Rise of the Rest Seed Fund
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING
"Ever wonder how your favorite local beer went from the field to the bottle? Do you dream about making your homemade product into a food business? Then check out the second annual Food Ag Ideas Week..."
WHAT MAKES THIS DIFFERENT?
Food I Ag I Ideas Week and events are developed in collaboration with partners across the ecosystem to spotlight industry leaders and drive connectivity.
We believe cultivating and scaling new ideas is a team effort and so we bring together leaders, topics and perspectives from across the sectors.