Awards and Accolades

Jim in the UN 17 SDG Circle

Futurist Farmer and Alpha Animal

and the Gentleman Farmer

Jim Bruner is an experienced educator, innovator, and inventor dedicated to engaging young people in applied STEM and urban agriculture.

Our Mission:

Grow, Maintain, Sustain, Explain

Our Vision:

Create frictionless opportunities for people to explore relationships between ecologies, farming, robotics, automation, and applied STEM in a densely populated urban environment.

Recent Awards

I have met many accomplished scientists but I have never met someone as genuinely excited and enthusiastic about STEM as you and I know you will do great things now that you’re truly taking the time to follow your real passion! You rock, Jim Bruner!

Pragati Sawhney-Coder Senior Research DART

Actively exploring the intersection of food, technology, and health in a densely-populated urban environment. Offering tours, workshops, camps, and consultation on urban-ag and applied STEM education.

I sincerely congratulate you on this new direction and all of your past accomplishments and influence. Just know you have been an inspiration to countless people and I am sure countless more! I can’t think of anyone who has done more for our future.

Philip Kraus, Director of Marketing

Rick and Jim started Mezzacello Urban Farm LLC in 2017. Since then we have been building our brand and vision with a single purpose: