Michigan Good Food Fund offers workshops aimed at growing the business acumen of good food enterprises. See below for our latest offerings and sign up for our updates to stay in the loop.
- Michigan Cottage Food Law Online Training
Are you considering starting a home based food business to earn extra income? This training program will cover the rules before you get underway. This course is presented by MSU Extension and costs $20. For more information or to register online, visit: https://bit.ly/MICottageFood.
- Loan Preparation for New and Beginning Farmers
Interested in applying for a loan for your farm business, but not sure where to start? Join our new series to get the tools you need to approach a lender. The series kicked off December 7 but you can still register for three educational sessions in early 2021. Register here.
- Hey Michigan! Let’s Eat! Storytelling Training for Good Food Businesses
Michigan Good Food Fund, in partnership with the MSU Product Center and Entre-SLAM, created a virtual training opportunity for food businesses across Michigan to shape their food story and attract new customers by creating new videos highlighting their products.
- Argus Farm Stop Training: A New Approach to Selling Local Food
The Argus Farm Stop training team led an intensive training to 13 promising good food entrepreneurs across the state, sharing how businesses can adopt Argus’ approach to sell more local food
- Neighborhood Grocer Training: Bringing Fresh Food to Neighborhood Grocery Stores
Neighborhood grocery and corner stores have long been recognized for the huge role they play in the health and well-being of their communities. Michigan Good Food Fund designed a new training program to help neighborhood stores increase their healthy food inventory in a profitable way.
- Peer-to-Peer Sessions: Sharing Food Business Solutions
Learn from your peers! Michigan Good Food Fund invites you to watch our peer-to-peer sessions, each focused on different sectors of food business: Healthy Products, Restaurant and Food Service, and Small Farmers.
- COVID-19 Business Resources | Workshops
During this time, Michigan Good Food Fund is providing a series of online business learning and networking events designed for good food entrepreneurs. The latest topics include: looking at cash flow during the novel coronavirus and tips and strategies for sustaining businesses.
- Business Assistance Workshops
Michigan Good Food Fund has offered periodic business assistance workshops, including a Battle Creek Boot Camp, Flint Boot Camp, Grand Rapids Boot Camp, Detroit Grocer Training, and Bodega Boot Camp.
See all Michigan Good Food Fund projects for more.