Offered by Vermont Women’s Business Center & CVCAC Community Kitchen at LACE
Join instructors Mary Johnson and Jeff Dutton in this very informative course about starting a food-based business in Vermont.
WHEN: Two Tuesdays, June 8 & June 15
Time: 6:00-8:00 pm
WHERE: BROC – Community Action
60 Center St., Rutland, VT
Cost: $45 Class size limited – register early!
Please make checks payable to Central Vermont Community Action Council. Partial fee waivers are available for a limited number of income-eligible participants.
Here’s a sampling of topics to be covered:
- Food & farming businesses
- Startup checklist for VT
- Cost out & calculate food products
- State regulations on what can be processed where
- Licensing & permitting
- Business plan overview
- Marketing & distribution
Mary Johnson is the central Vermont VWBC Business Counselor and a former retail business owner. Jeff Dutton is a New England Culinary Institute graduate as well as a former food producer and business owner. He is currently the CVCAVC Community Kitchen vendor liaison at LACE
Generously Sponsored by Vermont Agriculture Innovation Center