• Essentials for Starting your Own Small Food Business - newly revised - Sunday 9th April 2017 with Oonagh Monahan

If you have an interest in developing your love of food into a food business, then this one day course will put you on the right path and help you to get started with the one person who knows, Oonagh Monahan,  with the one book to read: “Money for Jam – The Essential Guide to Starting Your Own Small Food Business”. Oonagh has over 10 years of experience working with small food producers, helping them with starting and growing their business. She will help you to open doors and provide you with knowledge of what it takes to start up. Course content: Opportunities- is there a market? New product development - generating ideas. Food packaging and branding. Hygiene and food safety. Farm diversification to food production. Shelf life considerations and labelling. Economics of production. Plus a case study and tour of The Organic Centre!

This course is part of our Food Entrepreneurs Bundle and combined with any one day course from our programme can be booked for only €100. Popular bundles last year were this course plus workshops on Sourdough Baking, Cheese Making and Preserving and Fermenting! Please call for advice!

Here is why Oonagh thinks the course is essential: