Adam’s passion for the food industry grew after two somewhat cliched encounters—a visit to an asparagus farm, and a poignant reading of Michael Pollan’s The Omnivore’s Dilemma. From both, he developed a set of standards that would continue to guide his work at Dig Inn. Adam’s dedication to culinary excellence and sustainable sourcing is central to his business model.
Nicole is the Marketing & Partnerships Manager of Gotham Greens, a Brooklyn, NY based urban agriculture company that grows and provides premium-quality, local produce year-round from its large scale rooftop greenhouses in NYC and Chicago. Since joining Gotham Greens in 2014, Nicole has helped lead the company’s sales and marketing efforts and develop partnerships with companies such as Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group, Whole Foods Market, ShopRite and Barneys. Nicole also leads the company's community outreach efforts including partnerships with City Harvest, The Greater Chicago Food Depository, Wellness In the Schools, Green Bronx Machine and the NYC Parks Dept. Prior to joining Gotham Greens, Nicole ran a wine touring company in Northern Italy and helped produce a number of pop-up food and wine events in NYC, including a weekly supper club with her chef husband. When she’s not walking the fields at Gotham Greens, she can be found practicing yoga, hosting dinner parties and speaking broken Italian.
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