Stories tagged with: Carol Humphreys

November 24, 2015 - 5:05pm
4 days 23 hours ago

We all have at least one person who's difficult to shop for when Christmas comes around and this year, FoodWorks Alliance is working to solve that problem and support local businesses.

The three unique boxes for sale are filled with fare from local growers, producers, and restaurants. From a spicy selection to a sweet collection, and a box full of Adornettos' exclusive sauces and dressing, FoodWorks Alliance Director Carol Humphreys said these boxes will make anyone's Christmas be...

November 10, 2015 - 4:27pm
2 weeks 4 days ago

MCBI is celebrating 10 years of business growth and development in Muskingum County.

Founded in 2004, the Muskingum County Business Incubator aims to help entrepreneurs and new startup companies grow their business. On Tuesday, more than 100 attendees who played a key role in MCBI's success and expansion, came out to take part in the anniversary. Executive Director, Larry Triplett, said MCBI has helped create nearly 175 jobs in our region.

"It feels great, and it's pretty...

July 7, 2015 - 11:18am
20 weeks 5 days ago

Through a two day class, Muskingum County food services businesses and restaurants can stay close to get their Servesafe Certification. 

FoodWorks Alliance, which is a division of the Muskingum County Business Incubator, offers the class to local businesses. Carol Humphreys, director of MCBI, said these businesses either have to go to Columbus or Cleveland to take the class.

There are over 1,100 food service outlets around Muskingum County. Humphreys said because of this, a...

March 20, 2015 - 3:51pm
36 weeks 2 days ago

The Muskingum County Business Incubator cut the ribbon to their beautiful new kitchen Friday afternoon.

The new culinary area is called Foodworks Alliance, and a celebratory lunch prepared in the space was held to kick things off. The new kitchen features all the necessary appliances and tools to help create delicious dishes.

"Because it does take such a long process and I've had individuals be asking me for three or four years, 'when is it going to be open?' It is nice to...

September 26, 2014 - 1:57pm
1 year 9 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Business Incubator is preparing for an upcoming workshop.

The event will take place on October 2nd and will run from 8:30AM to 3:30PM. Anyone interested in commercial kitchens, employee owned businesses, and farmers markets and local food cooperatives is invited to attend. Director of the MCBI Kitchen Incubator, Carol Humphreys says they will talk about a variety of topics, including food hubs.

"We're very interested in the growers and for the growers to...

January 30, 2014 - 11:12am
1 year 43 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Business Incubator crosses another hurdle in the quest to create a licensed kitchen.

Looking at the current kitchen at the MCBI on Pinkerton Lane it may be hard to imagine the delicious smells of salsa or workers tirelessly canning vegetables. But, that's what the incubator's executive director is asking you to envision.

"We will have larger ovens for baking. We will have larger kettles to produce salsa. We will have work stations where they can chop...

January 13, 2014 - 12:05pm
1 year 45 weeks ago

A licensed kitchen for area producers won't be a reality without funding.

The Muskingum County Business Incubator has funding to renovate the kitchen at its Pinkerton Road location and make it a licensed facility for individuals looking to bake goods, can food or create other items to be sold regionally or statewide.

For the project to take off they must generate $100,000 for operational costs to run the facility for two years. Where that funding will come from is now the...

October 28, 2013 - 4:38pm
2 years 4 weeks ago

During a meeting with the Muskingum County Commissioner's, MCBI President Larry Triplett updated the Commissioner's on the new businesses the MCBI working with and the new initiatives they're focused on.

"A couple of the new businesses are pretty exciting. As you've heard, we've got some that could scale up to be pretty good size companies, employing a lot of people in the area," said Triplett. "And then we talked a little bit about the Kitchen Incubator project that we'...

April 12, 2013 - 9:06am
2 years 32 weeks ago

Could you have the next big idea?

The Muskingum County Business Incubator is holding it's annual Big Idea Contest. The contest is designed to identify businesses and entrepreneurs who have innovative and unique ideas.

"We really do encourage young people to get involved because they are the technology folks. They know what they want to have and of course there are even companies out there right now in business that may have a better way of doing something that we may be able...

July 27, 2010 - 11:21am
5 years 18 weeks ago

Aspiring entrepreneurs the Muskingum County Business Incubator (MCBI) wants to help you get your business idea up and running.

The Mirco-Enterprise Loan Program helps people start up a business.

"We want to train them. We want to help them do their application. When they are through and they are awarded the loan then they come back and we work with them to get the business up and going," Carol Humphreys Executive Director MCBI said.

Humphreys said they...

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