Entrepreneurship 101

Small businesses are a big deal. They drive economic growth and innovation while providing plentiful and stable employment opportunities. And small food businesses ensure that safe, healthy food is grown, processed, and distributed to our community.

But being an entrepreneur isn't for everyone! You'll want to make sure you're ready for all the hard work it's going to take to plan, launch, and manage a business while understanding the risks and rewards. According to the Small Business Administration (SBA) 30% of new businesses fail during the first two years of being open. So, it’s critical to understand both the challenges and opportunities!