Classes & Lectures, Food & Drink

Workshop: Bring Your Cottage Food Product to Market

Cabrillo College
Wed Oct 23 6pm - 8pm Ages: 21+

About Workshop: Bring Your Cottage Food Product to Market

Cottage Food Training: FREE Workshop!
Wednesday, October 23, 6:00pm - 8:00pm I Cabrillo College, 6500 Soquel Drive, Room 322, Aptos

Do you craft homemade or artisanal food products? Would you like to bring your product to market? Join us for a Cottage Food Training workshop with Food Service Entrepreneur Tom Bruce and Santa Cruz County's Department of Environmental Health.

Topics covered:

• Basics of the county’s Cottage Food Program
• Steps to compliance
• How to estimate costs and selling prices
• Costing and selling prices
• Introduction tactics, from farmer’s markets to retail demos
• Pitfalls of growing too fast
• Working with distributors
• When do I need to move to a licensed facility?
• Marketing tactics, what works and what doesn’t
• Q&A and group discussion

When: Wednesday, October 23, 6:00 to 8:00pm
Where: Cabrillo College, 6500 Soquel Drive Room 322, Aptos
Cost: FREE
Register: 831-479-6136 or

Free Event