FYI - check it out if you a business in mind for your future...

Julie Cotton, M.S.

Academic Specialist
Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems
Michigan State University
A264 Plant and Soil Science Building
East Lansing, MI 48824

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517-355-0271 ext. 1156


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> From: neal valley <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: [FOODSPEAK] Free Workshop - Starting a (Food) Business
> Date: February 18, 2014 at 1:46:43 PM EST
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> Reply-To: neal valley <[log in to unmask]>
> Hi All,
> Apologies for any cross-posting. This is the first workshop in a new series targeting agri-preneurs in Mid-Michigan. Please share far and wide! Thanks.
> Starting a (Food) Business 
> Friday, March 14th, 1-3pm | Allen Market Place, 1629 East Kalamazoo St. Lansing, MI 48912 | Cost - Free
> Allen Market Place, a project of Allen Neighborhood Center, is excited to host the first in a series of small business training opportunities. This free workshop, brought to you by Michigan Small Business Development Center, is for individuals who are considering self-employment, or are at the beginning stages of starting their business. Designed with a special eye towards starting food-related businesses, and delivered in a workshop format, this introductory session helps aspiring entrepreneurs assess their abilities to lead and manage a company, as well as evaluate market and sales potential for their products/services. The basics of business ownership are introduced, along with resources available to help launch new ventures in Michigan.
> Speaker: Tom Donaldson, Regional Director, Michigan Small Business Development Center
> For more information, or to RSVP, please contact Exchange Manager, Neal Valley | 517.999.3923 | [log in to unmask]
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