Building Blocks: free workshops for food & agricultural entrepreneurs in Ypsilanti


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Image courtesy of the Building Blocks registration page.

Building Blocks is a series of business classes for food and agricultural entrepreneurs or entrepreneurs-to-be.  The workshops are co-sponsored by Growing Hope, Think Local First, and Whole Foods Ann Arbor/Cranbrook. 



December 8 - Get it on the Shelf: How to turn your cottage food business into a commercially licensed one!

December 15 - Finding your Brand: How to create a brand for yourself and your products!

January 12 - Know Your Resources: Learn about the services Washtenaw County can offer your food business! 

January 19 - Taller de Pequeña Empresa de Comida: Venga a aprender cómo iniciar un pequeño negocio de comida. ¡Se habla español!

January 26 - Becoming a Vendor 101: How to become a vendor at any market!


All workshops are at the SPARK East Business Incubator, 215 W Michigan Ave, Ypsilanti and are free. Note that the January 19 workshop will be held entirely in Spanish. Registration for all workshops is encouraged. Everyone is invited to share information about the workshop series with their networks: “like” and invite others to the events on Facebook!