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Start-up Resources

Getting Started


Knowing where to start when developing a new business is key to success. 

Below are some resources that can help.


Business Planning, Feasibility, Financing

Regulations & Licensing


            Livingston Community Kitchen



For one-on-one assistance with starting up your business, contact the marketing officer listed below or your local Food & Ag Development Center.






Steph Hystad
Montana Department of Agriculture
302 North Roberts
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: (406) 444-5425
E-mail: shystad@mt.gov
Fax: (406) 444-9442


Published: January 12, 2012 3:03:00 PM MST.
Last Modified: February 24, 2016 12:14:46 PM MST