Upcoming Classes & Events

Understanding Food Label Claims and Certifications

The Hatchery Chicago 135 North Kedzie Avenue, Chicago, IL
$10

As educated consumers seek better-for-you foods, consumer packaged goods brands are adapting and creating new products marketed towards “all-natural” diets. Join Jahn Marie Parise of Burnt Sienna Innovations to learn how to properly label your categories to consumers, discover the different claim types and certifications, and streamline your business to process claims efficiently in the …

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ICNC & The Hatchery Chicago’s World’s Fair 2022

The Hatchery Chicago 135 North Kedzie Avenue, Chicago, IL
$200

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Save the Date! Join us on site of The Hatchery on December 8 at 5:00 PM for ICNC & The Hatchery Chicago's Annual Holiday Fundraiser! Come one, come all! Inspired by the innovative creations from Chicago’s 1933 World's Fair, experience the future of food, personal care, beauty, and more with ICNC and The Hatchery Chicago's …

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Starting A Food Business

The Hatchery Chicago - HYBRID 135 N Kedzie Avenue, Chicago, IL
$40

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Follow your dreams of starting a food business with our help. Join Natalie Shmulik of The Hatchery and Cheryl Balough of Balough Law Offices to go through a food business checklist and make sure you structure your business correctly from the start. This class covers required licensing, certification, financing, and branding.  This event is free for residents of the West Side communities. To …

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Starting A Food Business

The Hatchery Chicago - HYBRID 135 N Kedzie Avenue, Chicago, IL
$40

Follow your dreams of starting a food business with our help. Join Natalie Shmulik of The Hatchery and Cheryl Balough of Balough Law Offices to go through a food business checklist and make sure you structure your business correctly from the start. This class covers required licensing, certification, financing, and branding.  This event is free for residents of the West Side communities. To …

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Preparing for Market Season Selling in 2023

Virtual IL
$10

Filing paperwork, having proper licensing, and meeting deadlines can be a daunting task when it comes to selling at farmers and artisan  markets. This session will highlight best practices, application tips, and how to generate sales and brand followers. Applications open and close before you know it, so sign up today!    Presenters To Be …

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Trend Spotter: 2022 Lessons & 2023 Predictions

The Hatchery Chicago 135 North Kedzie Avenue, Chicago, IL
$10

A new year inspires new ideas and innovations! As we reflect on a year full of mood-boosting goods, plant-forward finds, and climate-conscious consumers, it’s time to envision the trends of tomorrow. Join experts from Mintel, IRi, and Datassential to look at the consumer trends of 2022 and what we can expect to see in 2023 and beyond! …

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