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Food Business Boot Camp (In English)

Do you have an idea for a food business or are you just starting your food business?  If so, our Food Business Boot Camp is a great resource!  

Classes are Monday - Wednesday from 5pm - 7:30 or 8:30pm, March 6th -15th, 2017

** 2 Locations: Please note that the first 4 classes are at a location close to the Mercado at the Firland Apartments 8012 SE Raymond St., Portland, OR 97206.  The last 2 Classes are held at the Portland Mercado 7238 SE Foster Rd., Portland, OR 97206.**

  • Monday, March 6th: Action & Business Plans, Marketing & Sourcing Local Ingredients
  • Tuesday, March 7th: Legal & Insrance
  • Wednesday, March 8th: Ways to Fund Your Business & Credit Counseling for Businesses
  • Monday, March 13th: Tracking Your Money
  • Tuesday, March 14th: Food Safety & Product Development
  • Wednesday, March 15th: Sales Channels, Food Service Licenses & Potluck/Food Presentation Feedback


The cost of this Business Foundations Boot Camp is $200.   If you cannot afford the full amount, we offer scholarships. Please don't hesitate to contact us.


You must attend a Program Orientation first (sign up here).  If you have already attended an Orientation with us and would like to attend a Boot Camp, please email to register.  

Earlier Event: March 1
Program Orientation (In English)
Later Event: April 5
Program Orientation (In English)