At FoodLab Detroit, we are creating a community of food entrepreneurs who are constantly experimenting with ways they can contribute to the greater good through day-to-day business operations.
When we talk to our members, we hear that while there are lots of books and classes on how to start and run a business, there’s little support for how to run a good food business.
So we organize learning experiences to help develop skills and capacity around running a triple-bottom-line business, by offering classes and workshops on the most relevant skills of the 21st century – from organic waste management, to local sourcing, to distribution, to co-packing and social media marketing.
Check out our events page to see our upcoming workshops & events.
Do you have a favorite recipe that everyone raves about? Have you often thought about producing and selling it? Whether it is your homemade bread, sorbet, or banana pudding, everyone says it is the best they have ever tasted!
Being part of the FoodLab community means wanting to run a food business that is about more than just making profit. Our members are trying to run businesses that are more equitable, sustainable, and committed to...
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Whether you're just in the beginning stages of launching your first food product of somewhere a little further down the road, FoodLab Detroit is here to guide you step-by-step, through a hands-on process. FoodLab will help you clarify your business idea, find your target customer, evaluate...
Today, more than ever, adopting a mission-driven, sustainable business model is an important component of a business' success. Keeping mission front and center for managers, employees, and customers is simply good for business. At FoodLab, we believe that empowering leaders with the...
If you follow us on social media, you might have seen that something called "Impact Challenge" is underway here at FoodLab Detroit. Organized by the Sanger Leadership Center, the "Impact Challenge" is one of the most ambitious and immersive leadership development...
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