Catalog 2013-2014

Seminar in Food Entrepreneurism

  • Semester: Summer
  • Course Number: SS245A
  • Instructors: Taylor Cocalis
  • Credit: 1

Course Description

Sterling College is fortunate to be situated in one of the nation’s leading hot-spots for sustainable food economy. The Northeast Kingdom of Vermont has received national acclaim for its entrepreneurial initiative and the diversity of successful food-related businesses. Through a series of five 2-hour weekly sessions, this workshop is a seminar-style ‘master class’ in which students meet with local and regional entrepreneurs and explore ideas related to food and agricultural entrepreneurialism including the production, marketing, and distribution of farm-fresh and value added products.