Online Courses

FOOD BUSINESSES

Apple pie

In this course, you will learn about the Idaho regulations for selling cottage foods. By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognize what types of food are consider cottage foods, and

  • Understand the rules to sell cottage foods

  • Know the labeling requirements for cottage food

This course is offered in English and Spanish

Tomato sauce open jars

In this course, you will learn about the Idaho regulations for selling prepared foods. By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the regulatory authority for Prepared Foods in Idaho.

  • Recognize what types of food establishments are subject to the Idaho Food code.

  • Apply for an Idaho Food permit.

Person holding salsa bottles

This course explain main Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) labeling requirements. By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify if a food label is required.

  • Determine where a food label should be placed.

  • Define the parts of a food label.

  • Identify when a label needs special information.

BUSINESS PLANNING

This free online course teaches you how to start or expand your own business. The course is offered in English and Spanish. Participants work at their own pace to complete 13 online modules. At the end of the course, students will have their own business plan.

In this free course, you will learn about different types of capital and create an action plan to secure it. If you want to find funding for your business, you should start here. This course is offered in English and Spanish.