The Entrepreneur’s First Step Toward a Food Venture

Posted by on January 28, 2013

Penn State Extension Food for Profit – Philadelphia

Friday, February 22, 2013
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Overbrook Environmental Education Center
6134 Lancaster Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19151

The Entrepreneur’s First Step Toward a Food Venture…

Whether it’s growing and drying herbs, making jams or jellies, baking bread and cakes, or packaging gourmet dinners for one, food-related businesses are becoming increasingly popular as a way to earn a living (or to supplement your income). The cook’s creative flair may be combined with business practicality in a way that other enterprises may lack.

Penn State Extension’s Food for Profit workshop takes you step-by-step through the information necessary to start and run a small food-product business, especially directed to individuals who will be making and packing their products for resale (through grocery stores, farm markets, or restaurants). The Food for Profit workshop consists of seven hours that provide an overview of how to start and successfully operate a small food-product business:

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