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School of Food: Packaging and Legal Labels

School of Food is a year-long educational curriculum for food and beverage small business owners. They partner with industry experts to lead discussions around outlined semester themes, and break into interactive activities for students to walk-away with tangible next steps.

Beginning in Baltimore, School of Food is proud of its roots. They’re part of City Seeds, a Humanim Social Enterprise, a non-profit organization that focuses on workforce training and development, and strives to build an inclusive community and economy.


September 12 — Defining Your Mission

October 17 — Understanding Your Unique Value Proposition

November 15 — Set Up Legal Foundations, Employee Relations

December 13 — Packaging + Label Legalities

January 24 — Financial Forecasting + Recipe Costing

February 7th — Food Safety for Production: DC Health Regulations

March 14th — Small Business Accounting

April 4th — Crafting the Perfect Pitch

April 25th — Distribution Opportunities

May 16th — Sales and Social Media Tips + Tricks

**Each class is $20 and you can register via links above.


Want to attend all workshops? A School of Food Passport gives you unlimited access to every workshop, panel discussion, and networking opportunity for a full year. Other Passport perks include: one-on-one time with our industry experts, choice readings and podcasts to enjoy at your own pace, and ongoing information about new business opportunities. Snag a passportfor just $149.