Summer series for food entrepreneurs

Mark your calendars! Food entrepreneurs in Wisconsin have access to a series of programs this summer designed to help them start or expand their businesses. The University of Wisconsin, Division of Extension is offering four virtual (online) programs for new or existing food entrepreneurs. The series will cover licensing considerations and exemptions and best practices for foods prepared in home and commercial kitchens. The fourth in the series will explore the ‘ins and outs’ of starting or joining a food business cooperative.

Registration is required.  Programs will be recorded and all registered participants will have access to recorded programs.

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Virtual Summer 2021 Workshop Series. Learn tips for starting or expanding a successful food business from Wisconsin-based specialists and entrepreneurs! This no-cost series of online trainings is for people who are interested in starting or expanding small-scale food businesses in Wisconsin.

Starting a Farm- or Home-Based Food Business

Monday, June 7th, 2021 2-3:30pm

Your Guide to Starting or Expanding a Commercial Food Business in Wisconsin

Monday, June 14th, 2021 2-3:30pm

Best Practices for Operating a Food Business out of a Shared Space

Monday June 21st, 2021 2-3:30pm

Starting or Joining a Food Business Cooperative

Monday – June 28th, 2021 2-3:30pm

A flyer describing this program is available in English, Spanish, and Hmong.

Stay well and food safe, Barb

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