Small Scale, Big Dreams! How to Build & Fund a Food Processing Business

When:
April 12, 2022 at 9:30am - 11:30am

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Small Scale, Big Dreams! How to Build & Fund a Food Processing Business

Fees & Admission:
Linkgo.we-bc.ca/BuildFoodBiz  Cost: $150

Small Scale, Big Dreams! How to Build & Fund a Food Processing Business in partnership with the Small Scale Food Processor Association (SSFPA).

Please check out our website for more about the program and share with anyone who you think may be interested.

What:

Facilitated by Archana Samtani Singhania and Margaret Daskis, President of Fresh Ideas & Solutions, this program combines the food expertise of SSFPA with the business and lending expertise of WeBC so women gain specific knowledge about the industry while enhancing their business plan. They’ll explore business planning, food safety, labeling and regulations, sales streams, profitability, funding and so much more. At the end, participants will feel confident their bases are covered and be ready to apply for funding.

 Eligibility:

This series is designed for businesses in the startup stage, and is also suitable for women who have experience at Farmers Markets, or some retail sales.

Majority woman-owned and operated (minimum 51% or 50/50 if owned with a husband or common-law partner)

Business and owner located in BC

Have a business plan with 2 years of cash flow projections and likely require financing to move forward

Where: ZOOM

Linkgo.we-bc.ca/BuildFoodBiz 

When: 6 sessions | Tuesdays 9:30am to 11:30am PT April 12, 19, 26; May 3, 10, 17

Cost: $150, includes:

    • 1 year membership to SSFPA (value of $125+GST)
  • WeBC loan application fee (value of $75) is waived if you apply for financing from WeBC within six months of program completion

Applications: are open now until Friday, March 18, and only 12 spots are available. Virtual delivery, available all over BC.



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