Monday, Sept. 17, 2018
6 - 8 p.m.

St. Louis City Hall
300 N. Mill St.
St. Louis, MI 48880

Are you interested in starting a commercial food business based on your favorite recipes, or as a value-added agriculture product? Perhaps you would like to go beyond the limits of the Michigan Cottage Food Law and become licensed. This session will focus on basic food processing, licensing and other legal requirements, marketing, business planning, and related topics. The class will be taught by MSU Product Center Innovation Counselor, Diane Smith.  

Cost: $20 per person

Cancellation Fee: $15 will be assessed after Sept. 3, 2018

Registration for Starting A Commercial Food Business is open.
Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on September 11, 2018.


Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

Contact Information

For more information about the program contact Diane Smith at or 517-526-7895. For technical assistance contact ANR Event Services at 517-353-3175 or