Robeson Community College
Header Image

Free upcoming small business center workshops to include “Farm2Fork” Series

If you’re interested in starting a small business, Robeson Community College’s Small Business Center is offering several free upcoming workshops.

A six-part series titled “How to start a Farm2Fork business in Indian Country” will begin on May 23 and will feature RCC Culinary Chef Instructors James Ingram and Jordan Oxendine. Students enrolled in the Farm2Fork course will learn about sustainable farming techniques as well as financial planning and legal structures for a food business; local and regional Native American Recipes and with opportunities for hands-on cooking; requirements for packaging, storage, and delivery; as well as how to utilize best practices and techniques in food production and distribution.    

All workshops listed below are free. Register online to reserve your seat at  

Thinking about starting a Business? What you need to know.
May 22   6:00pm – 7:30pm      Online

The best small business to start right now!
June 5      6:30pm – 8:30pm       Online

The psychology of selling! Do you need a sales tune up?
June 6       6:00pm – 8:00pm      On Main Campus, Lumberton, Building 18

Financing Your Small Business
June 7       11:30am – 1:00pm     Online

How to turn your talent/hobby into a small business
June 14    6:30pm – 8:30pm        Online

How to start a Farm2Fork business in Indian Country Series

Week 1: May 23     5:30pm – 7:30pm      Online

Week 2: May 30     5:30pm – 7:30pm      On campus, Building 14, Culinary Lab

Week 3: June 6       5:30pm – 7:30pm      Online

Week 4: June 13.    5:30pm – 7:30pm      On campus, Building 14, Culinary Lab

Week 5: June 20.    5:30pm – 7:30pm.    On campus, Building 14, Culinary Lab

Week 6: June 27.     5:30pm – 7:30pm.    On campus, Building 14, Culinary Lab