Foodpreneur School 2020




FoodPreneur School Canceled-

With guidance provided by The Ohio State University with regard to public health concerns, the CFAES Center for Cooperatives is canceling non-essential events.  Therefore, Foodpreneur School has been canceled.   If the Center decides to reschedule Foodpreneur School at a later date, we will notify all those that currently applied. 

We apologize for any inconvenience that this may have caused.   The health of our presenters, attendees, staff, and employees is of utmost importance.  If you have any questions on this cancelation, please email Charissa Gardner at or call 740.289.2071 ext. 132.


The CFAES Center for Cooperatives, OSU Extension Direct Food & Agricultural Marketing Team, and Ohio Farm Bureau are teaming up to host an interactive experience for food entrepreneurs who are poised to grow their businesses. Foodpreneurs will engage with experts in branding, sales, marketing, and more to learn strategies to meet their growth goals.

Date: Two-part Workshop on March 23rd and March 30th 

Time: 2 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Location: Ross County Service Center, 475 Western Ave., Chillicothe, OH 45601.  Note- Day 1 in Room C, Day 2 in Room B

Participation is limited to 30 foodpreneurs. Interested foodpreneurs must apply by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4th. Foodpreneurs will be notified of their selection and scholarship availability no later than Wednesday, March 11th.

Click here for the event flyer

Clcik here for the agenda 

Apply to participate Foodpreneur School Part 2

The cost to participate in Foodpreneur School Part 2 is $125 per person due by March 18th, 2020. Ohio Farm Bureau member price is $75. A limited number of scholarships are also available.

Questions about Foodpreneur School? Reach out to the CFAES Center for Cooperatives at or 740-289-2071 ext. 132.