Food Business Start-up Panel Discussion & Resource Fair

Hosted By: Douglas County Food Policy Council

The Douglas County Food Policy Council is hosting a free Food Business Start-Up Panel Discussion and Resource Fair focused on permits and safety. The event will be 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, at the Douglas County Fairgrounds in the Dreher Family 4-H Building, 2110 Harper St. This event is for food entrepreneurs (farmers, mobile food vendors and more). If your business handles food and you would like to learn more about local regulations this event is for you!


Event Panelists:

  • Josh Zeck, KDA inspector
  • Brian Edie, Edie Insurance
  • Mindy Andrasevits, Eudora fire chief
  • Christopher King, LDCFM prevention chief
  • Bryan Severns, of Food Innovation Accelerator at K-State Olathe
  • Lisa Leikam-Jones, of Kansas Department of Revenue

Informational Tables:

  • KU Small Business Development Center
  • Network Kansas
  • Black:30 / CORE
  • Mid America Bank
  • Culinary Commons
  • From the Land of KS
  • Shop KS Farms
  • Lawrence Farmers Market
  • Food Liability Insurance Program (FLIP)