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Ricky Stephens

Co-Founder, AgTech X.


April 26, 2019

Redefining The Value Of Waste with WeRadiate

Diverting organic waste can save the city money and benefit its many parks & gardens. WeRadiate founder Sashti Balasundaram breaks down how. The cost of exporting waste in New York is staggering. The 2019 Department of Sanitation (DSNY) budget is approximately $1.7 BILLION DOLLARS.1 This includes $498 MILLION for waste export ($411 Million) and waste […]

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April 18, 2019

Building a Local Food Movement: Key Lessons from The AgLanta Conference 2019

Guest contributor: Scott Snodgrass Spring is an interesting time for outdoor farmers. Whether it’s the melting of snow in the North, or the onset of warm season crops in the South, it’s a time of great transition. Whether this shift makes you dream or dread is as dependent on your location as your mindset. What […]

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December 8, 2018

NexLoop Wins “Innovator of the Year” Award

AgTech X members NexLoop, a biomimetic design company specializing in passive water capture systems to enhance sustainable food production, have won Make It In Brooklyn’s “Innovator of the Year” award.

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