Local Agri-Food Business Planning Program June 4 & 5, 2015

Agri-Food Business Planning Workshop
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If you ever wanted hands-on guidance and structure for planning your food business, and help starting a viable food business plan, this program is designed for you.

This two day event takes you through a planning process specifically designed for food businesses. Perfect for food processor start-ups, farms entering into value-added products, and established food businesses streamlining operations. Eight modules that allow you to plan for the critical elements of running a food business. Sign up for one day or two!

These eight modules have been developed by the BC Ministry of Agriculture to help Agri-food processors grow.

Day 1 –

  • Business Planning Process
  • Market Access and analysis
  • Product development
  • Quality assurance

Day 2 –

  • Financial planning
  • Labeling and Packaging
  • Production economics
  • Logistics

Facilitated by Food Business Specialist, Gary McLaren – Business Advisory Team Inc. Special guest presenter, Candice Appleby, Executive Director, Small Scale Food Processor Association.

Dates: June 4 and 5, 8:30 – 4:30 pm
Location: Community Futures Powell River, 4717 Marine Ave
Cost: $50 + GST for one day, $85 + GST for both days.
Includes refreshments, lunch, and 8 module planning binder

How to register: go here

This seminar has been funded by Growing Forward 2, a federal-provincial-terrirorial initiative.

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