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Starting a Second Career in Local Food- Commercial Food Production and Marketing for the New Farmer on Small Acreage-2015

Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 - 6:00pm
Montgomery County Extension Office - Derwood
Starting a Second Career in Local Food- Commercial Food Production and Marketing for the New Farmer on Small Acreage-2015 Revised 3/18/15 for snow make-up classes Classes will be held at the University of Maryland Extension Office located at the Ag History Farm Park, 18410 Muncaster Road, Derwood...

Food for Profit Workshop

Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:00am
Howard County Extenstion Office - Ellicott City
Whether it’s making gourmet jams or jellies, baking bread and cakes, catering festive events or creating and packaging special dinners for one, food related businesses are becoming increasingly popular as a way to earn a living (or to add to your income). The cook’s creative flair, combined with...

Ignite Your Sales with Sensory Branding

Tasting samples at a Farmers Market
Ag Marketing - News Update Product Positioning and Branding Sell, sell, sell! That’s the end goal of your marketing efforts. But getting your product into the customer’s cart is seldom a direct line from locating the product to purchasing it. That’s where promotion enters the marketing equation...
Topics in this issue include: Business Coaches For Ag Entrepreneurs 40 Maps That Explain Food In America Market Research—Look Before You Leap How Do Customers Find You? Food Hub Benchmarketing Study Results Available Agriculture By...More info

Parsley

Petroselinum crispum What would we do without parsley? Can you imagine an expensive entree without its sprig of parsley? A substitute for parslied potatoes? Undoubtedly, parsley is a necessary culinary herb, but grow your own? You bet! Parsley is a biennial. After its first winter, it flowers and...

Shallots

Allium cepa var. aggregatum Grow your own specialty crop! If you like gourmet ingredients, plant shallots, a dainty member of the onion family prized for mild subtle flavor without a strong onion or garlic taste. Their small bulbs and green grass-like foliage are edible, similar to green onions...

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