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General News · 1st March 2021
If you are a local aspiring entrepreneur or human seeking employment on Cortes Island, this event was made for you. I am specifically inviting gardeners, growers, farmers, fisherpeople, value-added food producers, food distributors, cooks, chefs, builders, greenhouse growers/builders/enthusiasts, and gastronomists. Please join us for a collaborative, innovative event to help our local community initiate, expand, and improve local industry. If you desire more, meaningful employment on Cortes, that will nourish our local community through food and luscious growth, please join us this Saturday.

Making It On Cortes 2

This Saturday, March 6th at 1pm-4pm
Meet us in the Virtual Cortesian World

1-2 PM Featuring Chief Kevin Peacey

2-3PM Breakout Groups by Sector, with facilitation include:

Restaurant, Food, and Agriculture
Discussion and Networking:
-Green Food Social Enterprises
-Collaborating and Innovating with Greenhouses and Year-Round Growing
-Creating local, sustainable supply chains
-Shared food hub infrastructure

Featuring Local Industry Leaders
Facilitated by Loni Taylor

3-4 PM Break Out Groups For Skill Building:
Break out groups for skill building:
Kai Harvey – How to use social media to build your business
Jenny Hartwick – Book-keeping for small businesses
Huong Luu — How to get your new enterprise off the ground financially
Jason Andrews – A business plan template and how to use it
Jenny Evans — Highlights of Pivot Cortes with North Island Employment