Edible Startup Summit Offers Comprehensive Info About How to
Grow Your Own Food Business
Release Date: Oct. 18, 2017
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or Bill Cosh,
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MADISON – Registration is under way for the 2017 Edible Summit,
a two-day training program offering comprehensive and interactive information
on what it takes to develop a local food business. Co-hosted by the Wisconsin
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection's Ag and Food Center
and Dane County UW-Extension, the summit will be held Nov. 17-18 at the
American Family Center in Madison.
Summit attendees will hear from successful food entrepreneurs
and business development experts, connect with government and non-profit
resources, learn from panel, keynote and small group discussions, and engage in
discussion and networking designed to help grow a food business. The summit is
appropriate for entrepreneurs who are just getting started, for those who are
growing, and for those who are diversifying.
speakers/presenters include: Peter Robertson, RPs Pasta; Gail Ambrosius, Gail
Ambrosius Chocolatier; Gage Mitchell, Modern Species; and Matt Stoner
Fehsenfeld, from Quince and Apple.
“Past attendees have been impressed with what amounts to a very
comprehensive education on what it takes to develop a local food business,”
said Kietra Olson, DATCP local foods program manager. “Whether you’re just
getting started with your business, or ready to take it to the next level, the
Edible Startup Summit can be a great source of information.”
The registration fee is $50 for one day; $75 for both days.
Registration closes Thursday, Nov. 9. To register, or to learn more about the
summit, visit http://www.ediblestartup.com/
For more information, contact DATCP's Kietra Olson at
608-224-5112 or firstname.lastname@example.org,
or Becky Paris at 608-224-5051 or Rebecca.Paris@Wisconsin.gov.