Coffee Series

Coffee Series


A series of dialogues about food business subjects you care about, in collaboration with engaged food industry partners, and with the Feeding Growth recipe you like: personable and caring food industry mentors; inspiring yet mighty practical insight; and a helpful community of progressive change-makers.

The Feeding Growth Coffee Series runs approximately every month, between January and June.

Jan 24th, 2019 | Farmers Markets - Getting in & Making the Most of it

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Jan 31st, 2019 | Organic, Fairtrade, B-Corp - What Makes Sense for my Food Business?

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The Feeding Growth Coffee Series costs $15 for newcomers and is free for alumni (those who have attended the Feeding Growth workshop series).


  • Whether you're there or not, learning to recognize the signs that it's time to scale up, and how to appropriately do it, is key to your business' success
  • Get answers to the questions that matter most to you -- our flexible agenda will enable you to contribute to the conversation.
  • Learn from peers who deal with similar opportunities and challenges in the natural, organic, specialty food business sphere.
  • Cement key relationships in the progressive food space.


  • April 19, 2018: Scaling up: Manufacturing or Co-packing? With Catherine Anderson (Founder & CEO, Hidden Garden Foods)
  • February 15, 2018: Making Food Business Law & Accounting Sexy with Genevieve Pinto (Vice President, Renewal Funds) and Rick Kohn (Partner, Deloitte Canada)
  • January 18, 2018: The Secret to Making it into Vancouver Farmers Markets with Laura Smit (Operations Manager, Vancouver Farmer's Markets) and Georgia Stanley (Membership & Communications Manager, BC Association of Farmer's Markets)
  • June 1, 2017: How To Stay on the Shelf with Ishkandar Ahmed (CEO, Choices Markets)


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