What is the Foodpreneur Institute?

Whether you're a home baker looking to sell your famous cookies or an aspiring food entrepreneur with dreams of a small-scale production business, Foodpreneur Institute offers the knowledge, resources, and community support you need to succeed.

Who started the Foodpreneur Institute?

Hi! I’m Denay! Food entrepreneurship has been a lifelong passion for me, shaping my career and personal mission. With over a decade of experience, I have dedicated myself to supporting small food businesses in navigating the complexities of the industry.

My unwavering commitment to the success of these budding entrepreneurs is driven by my belief in the potential of the "little guy." My vision is to see small home-based food businesses flourish in every city and town across the country, creating a vibrant and diverse food ecosystem.

I am devoted to providing the resources, knowledge, and community support necessary to make this vision a reality.

What are the benefits of joining the Foodpreneur Institute?

The Foodpreneur Institute is your ultimate resource for starting and managing a successful home-based food business. Here’s how your monthly subscription can transform your culinary passion into a thriving enterprise.

Stay Compliant with Up-to-Date Information

Navigating the complex world of US cottage food laws can be daunting. With your subscription, you’ll always be in the know. I provide up-to-date information on compliance so you can focus on what you do best—creating delicious food!

Make Informed Decisions

Access comprehensive resources that will point you in the right direction when making crucial decisions about your food business. From understanding state-specific cottage food laws to choosing the best sales channels, I’ve got you covered.

Learn from Real Entrepreneurs

Gain inspiration and practical insights from real food entrepreneurs. Hear their stories, learn from their challenges, and celebrate their successes. Their journeys will motivate you to stay the course, no matter what obstacles come your way.

Personalized Q&A Sessions

Your business is unique, and so are your questions. The monthly live Q&A sessions allow you to get personalized advice specific to your individual circumstances. Engage with experts who are passionate about helping you succeed.

Access an Extensive Resource Hub

The Foodpreneur Institute prides itself on being a resource hub for food entrepreneurs.

Your subscription entitles you to access tools, links, and resources that will help you start, run, and grow your business. Whether you need business plan templates, funding opportunities, or product packaging suppliers, I’ve compiled it all in one place.

My goal is to provide everything you need to succeed, saving you time so you can focus on perfecting your craft and delighting your customers.

Your Personal Cheerleader

I created the Foodpreneur Institute to be more than just a resource; think of me as your biggest supporter. I’m passionate about small home-based food businesses and will be in your corner every step of the way.

What are the perks of a subscription?

By subscribing to the Foodpreneur Institute, you unlock a treasure trove of resources designed to elevate your food business:

  • Weekly Podcast Episodes - Stay inspired and informed by listening to the weekly podcast episodes featuring industry experts, successful entrepreneurs, and actionable tips.

  • Bi-Weekly Webinars - Deepen your knowledge with bi-weekly webinars that cover a wide range of topics, from marketing strategies to legal compliance.

  • Weekly Articles - Expand your understanding with in-depth articles that provide valuable insights and practical advice for running a home-based food business.

  • Monthly Live Q&As - Get your burning questions answered in real-time during the monthly live Q&A sessions. Gain direct access to experts who can provide tailored advice.

  • Resources & Tools - Access a rich library of resources and tools designed to streamline your operations and boost your profitability. From templates to checklists, I provide everything you need to run your business efficiently.

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Subscribe today!

Whether you’re a home baker wanting to sell your famous cookies or an aspiring food entrepreneur with dreams of a small-scale production business, Foodpreneur Institute offers the knowledge, resources, and community support you need to succeed.

Ready to take the next step in your food business journey? Subscribe today and start turning your culinary passion into a thriving enterprise!

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Whether you're a home baker looking to sell your famous cookies or an aspiring food entrepreneur with dreams of a small-scale production business, Foodpreneur Institute offers the knowledge, resources, and community support you need to succeed.

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The Foodpreneur Institute is a subscribership platform and an Online Resource Center tailored for small-batch food processors, entrepreneurs, and cottage food operators.