University of Maryland Extension

Maryland Rural Enterprise Development Center

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mredc

General Resources

Additional resources concerning food processing in Maryland: Direct Marketing Direct Marketing of Specialty Food Products Online Course Community Vitality Initiative, University of Nebraska-Lincoln The online curriculum will help farmers/entrepreneurs learn strategies to direct market food and sell...

Other Resources

Keeping the Bay Blue Extension Brief Series, 2011, University of Maryland Extension: EBR-3.pdf : You and The Chesapeake Bay: Your Lawn EBR-7.pdf : You and The Chesapeake Bay: Farmers Do Their Part EBR-8.pdf : You and The Chesapeake Bay: Nutrient Management Planning In Maryland EBR-9.pdf : You and...

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...

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