Food For Profit: HOW TO START A FOOD BUSINESS IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY

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When: 
Wednesday, Jun. 7, 2017 -
9:00am to 4:00pm
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Where: 
Ag History Farm Park
Address: 
University of Maryland Extension, Montgomery County
18410 Muncaster Rd.
Derwood, MD 20855
United States
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Presenter: 
Family & Consumer Sciences Educator Lisa Gonzalez
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DO YOU. . .

  • Make a specialty food item that friends and family often request?
  • Have additional produce from your garden that could be made into a value-added food product?
  • Envision marketing your family recipes?
  • Desire to generate more household income?
  • Dream of owning a food business?

The Food for Profit workshop is a 6 1/2

hour overview of how to start and suc- cessfully operate a small food product business.  Conducting a feasibility study to see if yours is a good business idea, performing marketing research, and drafting a business plan are a few of the concrete tools offered in this class.  In addition, a DHMH sanitarian will explain in detail, what is needed to comply with the regulations to create safe, legal food products in Maryland. By attending this class, you can learn how to evaluate the opportunities on paper before you look for funding or take action, saving money and time.

Register by June 1st-Space is limited

Cost: 
$40
Contact: 
Jacqueline Arnold
Contact Email: 
jacqueline.arnold@montgomerycountymd.gov
Contact Phone: 
301-590-2859
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