Food and Beverage Bootcamp

An Accelerated 8-Week Business Program to Grow Your Business.

Welcome to Yukonstruct Food and Beverage Bootcamp—where culinary passion meets business success! Our 8-week program caters to early-stage entrepreneurs in the food and beverage industry, offering a comprehensive curriculum that includes essential business skills and specialized training in agro-food processing. Join our ranks of 72 successful entrepreneurs across 8 cohorts. Read the testimonials below and start your journey today!


“Because of the combination of mentorship, support, education, guest speakers and the cohort itself, I would recommend this program to anyone wanting to explore a business idea but has no idea where to start!” ~Taylor

“We learned key aspects of structuring a high-growth startup, we gained insights into financing, legal, marketing and sales considerations, and most importantly we’ve used what we’ve learned to validate our idea.” ~Scott

Program Overview:

  • Duration: October 4 – November 29, 2024 (dates may be subject to change)
  • Format: In-person and online sessions
  • Focus: Empowering consumer packaged goods (CPG) ventures
  • Support: Expert mentorship, customized workshops, and access to a network of mentors, industry experts and like-minded entrepreneurs.

Who Should Apply?

  • Have been in business for 0-3 years
  • Aspire to create food and beverage products for export
  • Aim to sell products through wholesale, grocers, convenience stores, or e-commerce
  • Are growth-oriented, collaborative, and coachable
  • Can commit at least 8 hours per week, with additional time for outside session work

Application Process:

  1. Applications Open: July 15th
  2. Interviews: Short-listed candidates will be invited to interview in August.
  3. Final Selections: Entrepreneurs will be finalized and contacted in late August.
  4. Onboarding: Begins in September, with the program starting in October.

Session Structure:

  • Introductory Sessions: In-person
  • Friday Sessions: In-person
  • Wednesday Evening Sessions: Online (5:30-7:00 P.M.)

How to Apply:

Ready to take your food and beverage venture to the next level? Apply now for the Fall 2024 Cohort of the Yukonstruct Food and Beverage Bootcamp! Don’t miss this opportunity to refine your product, scale your business, and connect with industry experts. For any inquiries, email

Still not sure it’s a fit? Get in touch!
We’ll give you a chance to voice your concerns and find support that works for you.
What You’ll Get:

Hear more from our Alumni:

Natasha Peter
Kaska Dena Designs

Cohort 6 – Local Leaders

Fall 2021

Teresa Ward
Grandma Treesaw’s Bannock

Cohort 6 – Local Leaders

Fall 2021


In-person at Northlight Innovation, pending cohort availability

Program Costs

(If cost is a barrier to your participation, email

Program Starts

October 2nd, 2024 to November 20th. The final pitch event will be held on January 16th, 2025.

Application Deadline

September 13th, 2024

Candidates are invited to interview


Weekly Sessions

Wednesdays & Fridays from October to the end of November. Friday sessions will be from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Wednesday online sessions will be from 5-6:30 p.m (tentative dependent on cohort)

If you have any questions, contact or call us at (867) 457-0150.