It’s Good to Grow your essential business skills

You have a great product or idea. And maybe no one else is doing it.

You’re going for it, right?

Hang on a moment. It’s time to figure a few things out.

It’s time to ask yourself the right questions:

Can I scale it up?
Are my margins high enough?
Am I certain the market will accept my product?
What are the real costs of starting a successful food business?
Do I understand the rules and regulations for labeling?

Feeling overwhelmed at the thought of answering these questions on your own?

Take our Good to Grow 1 Day Starter Course: “Grow Your Food Business”

This one-day course gives you the cold splash in your face that you’ve needed to take a serious look at your product’s true potential.

Knowing your metrics is key to stopping a costly business idea in its tracks or getting the green light to proceed – and we have the tools to help.

Take a closer look at the basics in this one-day workshop. With the help of professionals, who know food processing inside and out, you will cover:

  • Business Planning

  • Market Access

  • Financial Planning

  • Labeling & Packaging

  • Distribution

  • Digital Strategy

Workshop Details Include:

Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Time: 930am – 430pm

Location: The Gallery by Pavilion, 34 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver. Buzzer 401. 4th Floor.

Cost: $105 (Vancity Credit Union members receive 50% reimbursement). Individually packaged lunch included.

*Please email  after you have registered with any dietary restrictions*

Registration Deadline: Friday, September 11, 2020


We are only accepting 15 in person spots for this workshop, on a first-come-first-serve basis, to ensure physical distancing is upheld.


The workshop will also be available online live via Zoom for those that missed an in person spot, are out of town, or wish to stay home.

Ready for a deeper dive into business planning for your food business? Reserve your spot now via PayPal or e-transfer to

Meeting Type


  • Please wear a mask while inside the building

  • There will be hand sanitizer available

  • We will be wiping down shared surfaces throughout the day

  • 2 people in the washroom at a time

  • Please bring your own writing utensils and/or laptop

  • Coffee and tea with disposable cups will be provided

  • An individually packaged lunch will be provided

  • Please bring your own water bottle and snacks

Thank you to our generous workshop sponsors, Vancity Credit Union.