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Alchemist Microenterprise Academy (AMA)

AMA is a 12-week business training course designed to cover the fundamentals of starting and growing a food business. AMA targets entrepreneurs in the greater Sacramento region, particularly those who are from low-income backgrounds or under-resourced communities The Fall 2022 cohort will be mostly held on Zoom with a few optional in-person meetings.

There will be 4 AMA information sessions live on Zoom every Tuesday from 6-7pm between July 26th and August 16th. Potential participants also have the option to watch the info session in a recorded, on-demand format. These information sessions will provide an overview of the program and instructions to apply. It is mandatory to attend either a live-on-Zoom or complete the on-demand AMA Information Session in order to apply for the program. Prospective applicants can RSVP for one of the live-on-Zoom AMA Information Sessions at The on-demand Information Session can be accessed at:  

The last day to apply is August 21st, and the program will begin on September 13, running 12 weeks until December 7th (skipping Thanksgiving week). Applications and more information is available at

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