This workshop is for aspiring street food traders, food & coffee entrepreneurs, and people wanting to make food their business. It doesn’t matter what stage of your start-up you’re at -whether you’re starting with an idea or are already in the thick of it – every participant will leave with tangible next steps for your ‘food business’
Besides the expert facilitators, everyone makes the day, and as participants, you will be invited to contribute your own experiences and ideas. Bring some of your products or ideas if you want to get some input or feedback from the group.
For ethical food businesses, we also offer the opportunity to apply for pitching your ideas at the next Local Entrepreneurs Forum to get investment and support.
Facilitator: Johannes Moeller
Johannes is Co-Founder and Managing Director of Edventure Frome – A School for Community Enterprise. He will draw on his experience of starting-up community initiatives in Frome designed to contribute to a strong community, grow meaningful livelihoods and build a sustainable, zero-carbon economy that works for all. These include Edventure, The Welsh Mill Hub, SHARE – A Library of Things, Community Fridge: Frome, Remakery: Frome, Frome Wardrobe Collective…Johannes is also a qualified social enterprise advisor and has worked with numerous groups and individuals on community-focused start-ups.
What to Bring
Please bring a pen & paper, a packed lunch.
This event is FREE to residents of the county of Somerset all ages. Our funding does not cover BANES, Bath and Bristol. For a full list of towns/postcodes that are eligible please click here. Booking is essential. We will ask you to complete some paperwork and feedback forms. If you have any questions at all, or if you do not live in the county of Somerset, please feel free to call us on 07548 014066 (9am-1pm Mon – Fri) or email [email protected]
This course is possible thanks to funding from Somerset Skills and Learning.
Feedback from past Edventure Short Courses:
“…It was run brilliantly and really well attended. As always there was a great mix of people of all ages, backgrounds and reasons for being there. The courses are always well-run, really interesting and accessible. I’m always amazed by the quality and experience of the teachers. I’m doing three courses at the moment – all brilliant”.
“Just spent 2 days learning what they do, why they do it and how they are inspiring other communities to take up the challenge too. Such fantastic course design, people skills and imagination! Engaging young adults, helping inspire entrepreneurship, building community! What’s not to love?!”
“Really inspiring, reinforcing and positive. Great presentation with pace and focus and enough humour to entertain too. Still thinking about it all and will keep doing so for a long time. Thanks for a lovely and helpful course!”
“Really interesting and rewarding morning. Will be looking out for other courses and the Hub space is amazing”.
“A breath of fresh air. The facilitator was knowledgeable, enthusiastic and action orientated but with plenty of interest in the needs and expectations of the group. A very motivating and worthwhile few hours!”
“Loved it…gave me so much clarity on how to be more strategic! ”
“A truly supportive, inspiring & creative environment..!”