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Urban Farm Academy

Business Incubator for Sustainable Food & Agriculture provided by

 

We All Start Somewhere

Meet the entrepreneurs of the Urban Farm Academy and see how we bootstrapped sustainable businesses by learning from each other.

Don’t do it alone.

We’re sharing the tools to support your farm incubation from seed to scale. 

Learn the frameworks to create within hyperlocal food & agriculture. 

 Courses for planning, scaling & marketing your new or existing business.

 

Create A New Food Future Through Sustainable Business Models

Indoor & Vertical Farming

Planning, Designing and Growing in Controlled Environments

Flowers, Herbs & Microgreens

Leafy Greens & Fruiting Crops

K-12 School Gardens

Farm Fusion

Turning Your Production Into Value-Added Products

Hemp Farming for Niche Markets
Meal Prep w/ Jar Exchange
Seed to Shaker

Service Points

Farming Without Land of Your Own

Edible Chefs Gardens

Pop-up Gardens for Events

School & Restaurant Microfarms

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When Schools Can’t Properly Educate our Kids

Using An Educational Crisis to Sow a Resilient Future    What are parents to do when the school system can’t adequately do it’s job?  This is certainly not the fault of the teachers or parents, who have been left scrambling to figure out the best solution to the...

Big Tech vs. Small Farmers

Hello Farming Friends,   It’s been a while since I’ve been in touch with everyone.  It's been a long year since COVID first happened and I wrote about what opportunities it would create. I’ve been working hard behind the scenes to build upon the mission of Bootstrap...

A Small Farmers Opportunity During the Lockdown

When I saw glimpses of the measures they were taking in Wuhan, China, I knew to keep a close eye on the developing situation. When lockdowns occur, local economies are affected immediately, and soon after, the whole global supply chain.    The US had the fortune...

Why Community Gardens Fail

Community gardens are started with the best of intentions - to get people in the community working together and to provide healthy food access to places where there usually is none.  The issue of food deserts is a real one in many parts of the country and addressing...

Opportunity For All in Creating the Hyperlocal Future

The world is changing exponentially, but humans seeking out convenience, connection, or a good deal seems timeless. So when we think about what the future holds, and where we might place a new business idea within it, at least we can take comfort that the known variables are the core human desires which apply to all of us, no matter your age, race, nationality, or occupation.

Build the Life You Want Through Sustainable Food & Agriculture

As diverse as we all are, many of us come to a crossroads in life. We realize where we are headed is not where we want to be. If you’re anything like us, it’s been a winding road in getting to who you are today. We all have a story, good, bad and everything in between.