Learn the Ins and outs of producing food for resale from this diverse panel. The Michigan State University Product Center helps Michigan entrepreneurs develop and commercialize high value, consumer responsive products in the agriculture, natural resources, and bio economy sectors. Learn about Incu-BaKe model and the Washtenaw Food Hub which are shared-space commercial kitchen that helps start ups take the first step. And Mary Wessel Walker of Harvest Kitchen who has experienced it all will be on hand to discuss the how to start a food based business.
1. Micah Loucks,Innovation Counselor at the MSU Product Center,
2. Marcy Bishop Kates, Owner of Incu-BaKe in Holt, MI,
3. Mary Wessel Walker, Owner of Harvest Kitchen in Ypsilanti.
4. Dan Vernia, Chef and Founding Member of the Washtenaw Food Hub