WHEN: 10:30 am – 11:30 am, every September Sunday, 2018

WHERE: Grey Lynn Community Centre, Oval Room

Get the inside story from Grey Lynn Farmers Market stallholders on exactly what it takes to turn dreams into a successful business at the market. Learn how to take your business idea from farmers market to supermarket.

We will cover current legal requirements for food production safety from growing to brewing, give some top tips for financial stability, provide some proven marketing advice, and point the newbie at general resources like sustainable production materials and technological guidance.

Seminars include interviews with several of our regular and past stallholders and will be presented by Rebekah Hay. Rebekah is the founder of Hakanoa Handmade Drinks and a long-standing volunteer on the GFLM committee.

02 September INTRODUCTION – What do you need to know set up a food business?

09 September  SUSTAINABILITY –  How do you make a food business sustainable?

16 September  MAKING A LIVING – How do you measure & ensure success?

23 September RUNNING A BUSINESS – How do you keep on top of all the work?

30 September GROWING A BUSINESS – How to expand into shops without going broke.

PRICE: $10 per session

$40 for all five sessions (if paid at first session)

DISCOUNT PRICE for Students and “Friends of the Market”***: $5 per session

$20 for all five sessions  (if paid at first session)

***Friend of the Market membership is $30 per year.

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Thanks to Hakanoa for sponsoring the series and donating all course-creation costs.

All proceeds to the community-run not-for-profit GFLM will be used to cover costs of new signage.