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Agtech: The automated farm

By Tara Duggan San Francisco Chronicle August 23, 2017 — Salinas, CA (Photo above: Taylor Farms in Monterey County, one of North America’s largest..

August 23, 2017

THRIVE bridges heartland of California agriculture with worldwide technology providers

By Emily Breslin THRIVE Marketing Manager Special to Santa Cruz Tech Beat August 17, 2017 — Salinas and Los Gatos, CA The THRIVE Venture & Innovation..

August 17, 2017

Hello Salinas! AgTech succeeds as a summit, but can it transform Salinas?

By Amy Wu The Californian August 10, 2017 — Salinas, CA (Photo above: Jess Bollinger is the vice president of strategic partnerships at Arable Labs,..

August 10, 2017

An AgTech Revolution in our own backyard

By Emily Breslin THRIVE/SVG Partners August 10, 2017 — Salinas, CA (Photo above: left to right, John Hartnett, SVG Partners and THRIVE founder and CEO;..

August 10, 2017

Pioneering energy expert will lead Monterey Bay Community Power

(Contributed) August 3, 2017 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: Community energy expert, Tom Habashi, has been selected as Interim CEO by the MBCP Policy..

August 3, 2017

Hartnell receives $250K grant to support a Makerspace

(Source: Hartnell College) July 20, 2017 — Salinas, CA Hartnell Superintendent / President Dr. Willard Clark Lewallen reports that the college has been..

July 20, 2017

$300K Keck Foundation grant will help prepare CSUMB students for bio sciences professions with Big Data

(Contributed) July 19, 2017 — Seaside, CA California State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB) has received a grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation that will..

July 19, 2017

CEOs present sustainable solutions at Forbes AgTech Summit

By Jan Janes Special to Santa Cruz Tech Beat July 3, 2017 — Salinas, CA (Photo above: Entrepreneurs participate in the 2017 Forbes AgTech Summit panel:..

July 3, 2017

What You Should Know About Salinas’ Third Annual Forbes Agtech Summit

(Source: City of Salinas) June 27, 2017 — Salinas, CA For the third straight year, Salinas will play host to some of the brightest minds in the agtech..

June 27, 2017

Vietnamese AgTech delegation comes to Salinas

(Contributed) June 27, 2017 — Salinas, CA Last April, a group of Vietnamese agriculture business delegates visited Salinas for one specific reason. They..

June 27, 2017

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Maker showcase is Sat, Sept 16. From Idea Fab Labs Santa Cruz:

Explore what Santa Cruz makes at the first annual IFL Maker Showcase held in the Wrigley Building! This event aims to highlight innovation and experimentation across a variety of creative realms and to celebrate what makers do — what they make, how they make it, and the enthusiasm and passion that drives them.

Enjoy a full gallery of community submitted art, various exposés, demonstrations, and take something home from one of many craft vending booths!

This event is family-friendly and free to attendees!
Want to participate? Makers can submit any kind of self-made art piece, exposé, or vending booth:
www.ideafablabs.com/showcase
Submission deadline is Sept. 6th.

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Maker Showcase Santa Cruz

September 16, 2017, 11:00am - September 16, 2017, 6:00pm

Explore what Santa Cruz makes at the first annual IFL Maker Showcase held in the Wrigley Building! This event aims to highlight innovation and experimentation across a variety of creative realms and to celebrate what makers do — what they make, how they make it, and the enthusiasm and passion that drives them. Enjoy a full gallery of community submitted art, various exposés, demonstrations, and take something home from one of many craft vending booths! This event is family-friendly and free to attendees! Want to participate? Makers can submit any kind of self-made art piece, exposé, or vending booth: www.ideafablabs.com/showcase Submission deadline is Sept. 6th.

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