By working together, entrepreneurs can create connections to new suppliers or buyers, reduce costs through bulk purchasing, reduce operating costs, share insight, support each other, better leverage technology, etc. Learn from UW Center for cooperatives, SLO farmer coop (and others) for insight about cooperatives to benefit your business and your community.
Presenters: Kelly Maynard, UW Center for Co-ops; Amanda Chu, SLO Farmer’s Co-op
We partner with other UW-Madison and Extension programs, including Community Economic Development, Farm Management, the Food Financing Institute, and the Food Research Institute, to provide Food Business Development programs. We connect small-scale food and farm entrepreneurs with business services providers and research-based training and resources on topics such as food safety and licensing. We are working to ensure that our programs and resources are culturally responsive and available in multiple languages.
The Food Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Development (FEED) Project provides opportunities to learn about starting or expanding a successful food business from Wisconsin based specialists and entrepreneurs! These trainings are for people who are interested in starting or expanding small-scale food businesses in Wisconsin.
An EEO/AA employer, University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title VI, Title IX, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act requirements.