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Here’s what you missed: recap of the 1st Annual Future of Food conference

Last week, people from across Upstate New York and beyond gathered at Hourigan’s Dairy Farm to talk about the future of food and agricultural technology. The crowd ranged from investment bankers in suits to farmers in rubber boots.The event started with a showcase of 14 startups spanning food/agritech businesses from drones to food preservation. Tables […]

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Meet the Ithaca startup creating a new way to preserve fresh food

By Luke StangelQuietly, a small startup in Ithaca is hard at work inventing a new way to preserve fresh-cut produce. If they’re successful, their technology could reshape our grocery stores and pantries, and the lives of billions of the world’s poorest people.Farther Farms shoots a special carbon dioxide blend into bags of freshly cut fruits […]

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Future Of Food Conference Debuting In Central New York

On September 26, 2018, the Upstate Capital Association of New York is hosting The Future of Food, the inaugural event highlighting innovation and entrepreneurship in food and agricultural technology in Upstate New York, together with FuzeHub and Bond, Schoeneck and King.  The event will be hosted at Hourigan’s Dairy Farm in Elbridge NY and will […]

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Upstate Deals and Doings – August 29, 2018

Upstate Deals and Doings – August 29, 2018 Deals, news and events for the investment community across Upstate New York.Published online and emailed to members every other week. What’s fueling New York’s $344M in agrifood investments?For starters, investors in the AgTech space envision a world in the not-too-distant future where farmers use autonomous equipment, drones […]

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