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CAHS 209: Food Business Entrepreneurship : Bay Area Organizations

This guide provides starting points for conducting research for assignments in CAHS 209: Food Business Entrepreneurship

Food Entrepreneurship Web Links

Food Entrepreneur: Your Resource Guide to the Food Industry
North Dakota State University Extension Service. Links to resources to aid individuals establishing themselves in the food industry.

Northeast Center for Food Entrepreneurship
Cornell University. New York State Agricultural Experiment Station.  Provides comprehensive assistance to beginning and established food entrepreneurs, thus promoting sustainable economic development of rural communities.

Local Organizations & Programs to Assist in Food Entrepreneurship

  • SF SBDC - Restaurant Program
    Offers hands-on consulting in the areas of accounting, operations, food costing, human resources and marketing/public relations.
  • Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center
    Provides business training and support services, access to resources, and networks for business owners at every stage of business development, from idea feasibility through start-up, growth, and expansion.
  • Women’s Initiative
    Assisting high-potential low-income women through an intensive 20 session program, women are enabled to start businesses.
  • La Coccina
    Provides affordable commercial kitchen space, industry-specific technical assistance and access to market opportunities.
  • SF Cart Project
    Food Trucks 101, and links to guides on operating food trucks.
  • SF Food Lab
    Offers kitchen space rentals to mobile food producers, caterers and food artisans. FoodLab is a collaborative, community concept that encourages creativity and provides opportunity to amateurs, professionals and industry leaders to focus on their culinary ambitions.
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