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With over 1000 attendees, 20+ events over six days, this was a community coming together to make something new and move the future of food forward.
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SIX DAYS. PANELS. SPEAKERS. TOURS. DEMO SHOWCASES. AND MORE!
FOOD | AG | IDEAS WEEK
Food | Ag | Ideas Week, led by Grow North and partners, is an annual multi-day series of speakers, events, tours, and demo showcases in Minneapolis and St. Paul to highlight innovative ideas, drive connectivity across the sectors and invite leaders to join Minnesota's entrepreneur and innovation ecosystem.
The Time Is Now. Join us as leaders from Minnesota and across the country discuss industry-leading ideas across sustainable agriculture, food innovation and tech, and food and society.
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 is developed in collaboration with partners across the ecosystem to spotlight industry leaders and drive connectivity.
We believe cultivating new ideas is a team effort, and we need to remove barriers to participate. That is why, with the help of our support partners, we heavily subsidize tickets, offer a la carte registration and childcare, and more.