Hatch Your Farm + Food Business is a six-part workshop designed and delivered by food industry experts Good to Grow, in collaboration with BC Association of Farmers’ Markets, with support from Vancity Credit Union.

After a successful launch of this brand new workshop on January 17, 2023 we will be offering a second workshop online in Spring 2023! Stay tuned.

Date: TBD

Time: TBD

Location: Online

Cost: TBD

This one-day workshop is designed for:

  • those that have an idea for a farm or food business and want to learn what it takes to start;
  • those that have a new business and product and want to start selling at farmers’ markets;
  • or existing farmers’ market vendors looking to validate a new product.

You will learn how to build a strong foundation and successfully establishing your product at the
farmers market by covering the following topics:

Part 1: Roadmapping Your Business

Part 2: Research Your Customer

Part 3: Recipe Development – Scaling & Costing

Part 4: Branding and Labeling your Package

Part 5: Pricing, Margins and Building in Future Distribution

Part 6: Building a Successful Farmer’s Market Experience

Lunch, coffee and snacks will be provided.