The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Washington, D.C. will host a webinar on sustainable agriculture at 11:30 a.m. ET on Thursday, June 10, as part of its Holland on the Hill program.
Building a sustainable food supply for the future creates opportunities for entrepreneurship and high-tech agriculture. This Holland on the Hill webinar, “Collaborative Innovation in Sustainable Agriculture,” explores best-practice examples of collaborative innovation in sustainable agriculture to address common challenges around climate-smart production and access to fresh and healthy food.
The webinar will include remarks from Ambassador André Haspels, U.S. Representative Dan Newhouse, and U.S. Representative Jim Costa, as well as a presentation by Blake Lange, business development manager of city farming for Signify.
Jim Pantaleo, Advisor, Indoor Vertical Farm Operator, will moderate a panel discussion with:
- Guido Landheer, Deputy Director General International and European Affairs, the Netherlands Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality
- Sabine O’ Hara, Distinguished Professor & PhD Program Director, the University of the District of Columbia
- Jonathan Webb, Founder and CEO, AppHarvest
- Ines Hanrahan, Executive Director, Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission
Register here for the webinar.