Iowa County Entrepreneur Club
The next Iowa County Entrepreneur Club meeting will focus on growing businesses and creating jobs in local foods and regional food processing.
Join us Wed. Feb. 24 at 6 PM in Dodgeville to learn more about starting or growing your own business around the bountiful possibilities of local foods and regional food processing!
Local foods and regional food enterprises are blooming everywhere. This is becoming a great way to start and grow businesses in Southwest Wisconsin. Come and learn how you can participate.
Speakers will include:
Maria Davis from the REAP Food Group discussing 'Buy Fresh, Buy Local Southwest Wisconsin' and the demand for local foods.
Lois Federman, Director of the 'Something Special From Wisconsin' program at the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection will discuss the possibilities of working with farmer's markets, produce auctions and Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs.
Mark Olson of Renaissance Farm will discuss plans for the proposed vegetable processing and freezing facility planned for Highland and how regional growers might fit this into their future farm plans.
Rick Terrien of the Iowa County Area Economic Development Corp. will discuss business support available for area growers and farm-based entrepreneurs. Rick will also discuss business startup and expansion possibilities at the new community-access Wisconsin Innovation Kitchen in Mineral Point, a state-inspected food processing facility available to growers and food entrepreneurs .
A media release is attached with complete meeting details.
Come and learn how local foods and regional food processing possibilities can help you start a new business or expand your existing business.
Join us next Wed. Feb 24 at 6 PM in Dodgeville. Bring a friend! We look forward to seeing you there.
Iowa County. Come grow with us!