University of Maryland Extension

Maryland Rural Enterprise Development Center

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Opportunities by Market Sector

The following list is arranged by Market Sector, and then alphabetized by Organization Name. Market Sector Organization Name Notes Academia Echo Hill Outdoor School This school for outdoor education is based in Maryland. Academia Frostburg State University This university is located in Maryland...

Opportunities by Organization Name

The following list of green job opportunities is arranged alphabetically Organization Name. Market Sector Organization Name Notes Museum Academy of Natural Sciences This museum is based in Philadephia, Pennsylvania. Agriculture American Farmland Trust This national organization has offices in every...

General

Maryland Department of Agriculture Processing and Selling Value Added Food Products in Maryland Certified Maryland Organic Grain Dealer Information and Law Commodity Grading Services Good Agricultural Practices and Good Handling Practices On-Farm Home Processing Foods and Definitions Plant...

Fruits and Vegetables

Raw Fruits and Vegetables No license is required to sell fresh, whole, raw fruits and vegetables. Increasingly farmers may be required by institutional, retail, and wholesale buyers to be GAP (Good Agricultural Practices) certified. FDA and USDA set grade and pack standards and regulations for...

Baked Goods

FDA and USDA food safety regulations apply to baked goods. Baked goods may be considered hazardous or non-hazardous depending upon specific ingredients. Licenses may restrict recipes, or conversely, specific recipes may require specific licenses Bakeries are food processing facilities licensed by...

Eggs

By enforcement of Maryland law for eggs, the Maryland Department of Agriculture licenses and inspects egg producers through their Egg Inspection Program. Regulatory Resources: MDA Maryland Egg Inspection Program USDA Poultry and Eggs Egg Products Inspection Act EPA Ag 101: Poultry Production

Dairy

FDA and USDA regulate dairy farms and milk. Milk producers, milk haulers, and milk processors are licensed separately, although they may be the same business. In Maryland, dairy businesses are licensed and inspected by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - Office of Food Protection and...

Poultry and Rabbit

USDA has jurisdiction over poultry slaughter facilities in Maryland and they issue a "grant of inspection", not a license, which is continuous while the operation is in compliance. USDA FSIS has jurisdiction over and issues a grant of inspection for processors of over 20,000 poultry per year. Under...

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