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Festival Network Online
January 2010
Happy New Year! We hope 2010 is off to a bright start for you. This month, Barb Fitzgerald of outlines the pros and cons of stationary versus mobile food concession businesses. Barb also has a fantastic podcast on starting a food business, give it a listen. Why not drop by the FNO Community Forums and share your 2009 business experiences with other food vendors and those on the festival circuit!

What Food Concession Business is Right for You?
by Barb Fitzgerald

Many people starting a food concession business are unaware of the variety of business opportunities that are available to them. They have a vague notion there is money to be made but cannot imagine exactly how. The business becomes a little clearer knowing most concession businesses fall into one of two categories; stationary and temporary. Read more

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