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  • published Grants Made in Grants 2019-03-13 15:03:00 -0400

    Grants Made

    2018 | Mohawk College
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    2018 | Roots to Harvest
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    2018 | Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre
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  • Training for Tomorrow’s Food Hub Leaders

    The first of its kind in North America, now in its third year and first time being offered in Canada, this program is an innovative blend of hands-on, community-based online and on-campus learning to prepare you for managing food hubs. The program provides the tools you need to advance your career in food systems.

    • Designed for emergent and established food hub managers
    • Goals of the program are to strengthen and accelerate management skills of operational leaders of food hubs and other community based food system organizations
    • Multi-disciplined subject matter taught by Food Hub Managers, who are subject matter experts in each discipline
    • Taught online with in-person sessions held in Southwestern Ontario – with a plethora of businesses leading the local food movement
    • Student selection through a competitive, national application process
    • Syllabus includes: Business Formation, Food Hub Fundamentals, Business Planning, Marketing, Sales, Finance HR & Staffing, Risk Management, Food Safety, Product Development and Knowledge, Supply Chain Management, Storage and Warehouse Management, Distribution, Processing, Technology, Value Chain Facilitation

    Develop Essential Knowledge & Skills

    • Legal Structure, Sources of Capital
    • Business Planning and Assessment
    • Sales Forecasting, Analysis and Marketing
    • Finance and Risk Management
    • Food Safety – On Farm, Facility, and FSMA
    • Supply and Value Chain Integration
    • New Product Development and Processing
    • Management of Facilities, Distribution, and Technology
    • Human Resources and Stakeholder Management

    Who Should Apply?

    • Individuals exploring the feasibility of starting or expanding a food hub
    • Emerging leaders in organizations advancing the feasibility of regional food systems
    • Food Hub practitioners focused on ‘the next ten years’
    • Professionals seeking to develop their career in the local and regional food market

    2017 Program Fee

    It is anticipated that the program fee is $11,500, a deposit of $150 is being asked to express your interest in the course. Deposits are fully refundable until registration officially opens and the price of the course is finalized.


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