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10-Week Biz Planning Course For Specialty Food Businesses

Virtual, VT

Do you have a specialty food business in its infancy?  Have you always wanted to start a food business? Has COVID interrupted your existing business and you are pivoting?  If so, The Center for Women & Enterprise in partnership with The Center for an Agricultural Economy has a course for you: 10-Week Business Planning Course.  This course is intended for new food-related businesses across the state of Vermont and New England!  

In this 10-week course, you will:

  • Assess the financial & market viability of your business concept

  • Learn how to identify & market to customers

  • Explore options for funding the start-up and ongoing costs of operating your business

  • Build a network of fellow aspiring business owners that can support you in launching and growing your new enterprise

  • Complete the business plan to guide you in the launch & growth of your new company.


When: Wednesdays 5:30-8:30 from October 6 - December 15 with no class on 11/24.

Where: Zoom. The link will be distributed prior to the first session

Fee: This class is offered at no cost to you thanks to generous supporters of the Center for Women & Enterprise. You must apply to attend.  APPLY HERE! APPLICATIONS ARE DUE BY 9:00 AM, MONDAY, SEPT. 20
Please direct any questions you may have to Lylee Rauch-Kacenski at lylee[at]