Want to Start a Coffee Biz?

Learn the specifics of starting and running your own coffee business at an
FCI course taught by industry pros.


If you’re starting a coffee business, or seriously considering it, this four-day course at the Food Craft Institute (FCI) is just what you need to get launched. Learn about the culture and business of coffee, and explore methods for sourcing, roasting, cupping, selling, and serving. Course instructors who are successful roasters, wholesalers, retailers, and coffee shop owners discuss ways to handle staffing, financing, and fundraising. Participants become part of an expanding network of FCI students and alumni who share knowledge, resources, and contacts. Register by May 12. Cost: $900 includes course and meals. Info: here

Coffee Roasting & Retail
Sunday–Wednesday, May 21–24
Food Craft Institute
Various locations; see website for details

Photos courtesy of Food Craft Institute.