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Food Biz Lab Pitch Event

June 8 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Food Biz Lab is a weekend immersion program with ongoing support that will change the course of your food startup. At its core, the program is a weekend intensive where you will work with experienced coaches and facilitators to launch or grow your food business, followed by eight, monthly zoom meetings to maintain traction.

Special thanks to Charitable Foundation for making this class possible for food business owners.

The Startup Weekend Incubator Lab is for early phase food and beverage entrepreneurs. This is defined as a range of businesses from those that are at the idea phase and have not yet started selling to those selling up to $5,000 per month in product. Food businesses can include value-added farm products, restaurants, food trucks, packaged food and value-added producers, artisanal beverages (including wine beer, mead, soda, and spirits), baked goods, pet treats, and more.

Evening Agenda

5:00 PM – Food, Drink & Networking

5:30 PM – Food Biz Lab Pitches:

6:30 PM – 7:00 PM Food, Drink & Networking, Judges Deliberation and Announcement of the Winner!

Celebrate these amazing new rural entrepreneurs in getting started in our community! 

FREE Registration

Event Partners:

Monadnock Farm and Community Coalition is a 140-member organization who come together regularly in quarterly forums and in working groups to build a robust, effective, equitable, and sustainable local food system throughout the Monadnock Region in alignment with the Healthy Monadnock strategy to increase healthy eating.


Food Connects is an entrepreneurial non-profit that delivers locally produced food, through our Food Hub, as well as educational and consulting services, through our Farm to School program, aimed at transforming local food systems. Farm to School.


Vital Communities engages Upper Valley people, organizations, and communities to create equitable solutions to our region’s challenges. area—can thrive


The Monadnock Food Co-op is a community-owned grocery store and deli in downtown Keene, NH, focused on providing local, organic, and sustainable products.


Headquartered in Greenfield, MA, the Franklin County Community Development Corporation (FCCDC) is an economic development non profit organization providing comprehensive business development education, access to capital, commercial office and manufacturing space plus home of the Western Massachusetts Food Processing Center.


June 8
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Hannah Grimes Center for Entrepreneurship
(603) 352-5063


Hannah Grimes Center for Entrepreneurship
25 Roxbury Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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