Member 1-on-1's

What is a FoodLab Member 1-on-1?

  • Member 1-on-1’s are intended for folks that have questions or need guidance in their business. Popular topics include licensing, taking your product to retail, packaging assistance, and access to capital.
  • 1-on-1’s are scheduled for one hour, for one member at a time, this way you can share details about your business you might not feel comfortable sharing in a group setting.
  • These are available for FoodLab members only.

How can I schedule a Member 1-on-1?
Please fill out the form linked here and a FoodLab staff member will follow up with you to schedule your 1-on-1.

Who will I be meeting with at my Member 1-on-1?
Tawnya Clark is a founding member of FoodLab Detroit and owner of the Batata Shop. Tawnya completed FoodLab’s first FoodLab Entrepreneur Training Program (Base) in 2011 and became actively involved in Detroit’s entrepreneur eco-system, completing multiple entrepreneur programs, while operating the Batata Shop pop-up, and developing her entrepreneurial skill set. In May 2018, she earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Wayne State University. Now, she has rejoined FoodLab Detroit with a plan to relaunch the Batata Shop through a collaborative partnership. As a current Wayne State graduate student studying Entrepreneurship and Human Resource Management (HRM) or People Operations(PO), she welcomes the opportunity to reconnect with her tribe, learn, share and grow.

Does my 1-on-1 cost anything?
FoodLab members receive one free 1-on-1 each year. If you’d like to schedule another 1-on-1, the cost is $25/hr.

Cancellation Policy:
All FoodLab members are entitled to 1 free member one-on-one consultation per calendar year.  To cancel a member one-on-one, you must do so within 24 hours of your scheduled appointment by emailing Tawnya Clark directly at Tawnya [at]
If you cancel your one-on-one consultation within 24 hours, you may reschedule your next appointment for free.
If you do NOT cancel your one-on-one consultation within 24 hours, you forfeit your member benefit of a free consultation and you will be charged $25.00/hour for your next appointment.

Can I schedule a Member One-on-One to discuss my membership?
Member 1-on-1’s are intended for FoodLab members that have questions or need guidance in their business. If you have general questions about your FoodLab membership, please contact us at membership [at] or plan to attend our next Orientation Night.