While completing her bachelors at both Hult International Business School and IE University; Alex spent her time working and volunteering in the Urban Agriculture space. Competing and presenting in summits such as Thought For Food and The Hult Prize. She spent two years designing and exploring the feasibility around 3D printed aquaponic indoor growing units for both consumer and post-aid disaster relief. She had first hand experienced the difficulties and challenges facing the industry leading her to the desire to create Harvester.City. When she is not wearing her plant pioneer hat, she freelances for a variety of tech startups looking to disrupt their industry .
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Matthew’s passion for urban agriculture sparked after traveling across the United States while volunteering on different farms. His interest in particular is for using location intelligence to drive marketing and sustainable mobility strategies. He has had the pleasure of working with leaders in the space including Ag Tech X and Foodshed. He met Alex in Ag Tech X; while she was doing market research in New York. Since then they have both joined forces to tackle issues in the food space with Harvester.City. Harvester was born after their participation in the Fast Forward program.