Step 2 - Business Planning Parking Lot (cars in parking lot)
During this stop, you might:
  • Complete a cost analysis.
  • Conduct market research to define your target market:
    • What is your product?
    • Where do you want to see it?
    • What makes your product unique?
And work with:
  • University of Minnesota Extension
  • Small Business Administration (SBA)
  • Neighborhood development agencies
  • Food advocacy organizations
  • Universities & other educational institutions

Useful Tools to Help You Start

How to Write a Business Plan

Market Research

Business and Tax Registration

What Is Your Product?

Food Packaging and Labeling

Where Should You Sell?

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