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Food safety laws for processed, “cottage,” or value-added foods

Urban Ag home | Table of contents There is no comprehensive set of guidelines to determine whether a product is “value-added.” The term, however, generally refers to raw products that have had their value enhanced through some method of production (e.g., popped corn, jam, salsa) or marketing (e.g...

Value-added processing for urban farmers

Urban Ag home | Table of contents For urban farmers whose production is limited by space or other constraints, value added processing provides a way to increase the profitability of harvest. When deciding what product to produce and sell, research your target market and distribution outlets to...

Food for Profit-cancelled

Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:30pm
Center for Maryland Agriculture and Farm Park, University of Maryland Extension-Baltimore County Office
Have you ever been told that your favorite homemade bread, or salsa, is “good enough to sell?” Do you have additional fruit or vegetables from your farm or home garden that you would like to make into a commercial product? Food for Profit is a one-day workshop designed to help you work through the...

Launching, Refining, or Growing Your Farm Business- MREDC has Answers

Maryland Rural Enterprise Development Center
Mastering Marketing - Special Edition, August 2019 The Maryland Rural Enterprise Development Center, www.extension. umd.edu/MREDC , is a virtual rural business development center of the University of Maryland Extension presenting the latest and most successful business development innovations and...

Food for Profit: Introduction to Starting a Food Business

Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:30pm
Prince George's Soil Conservation District
Have you ever been told that your favorite homemade bread, or salsa, is “good enough to sell?” Do you have additional fruit or vegetables from your farm or home garden that you would like to make into a commercial product? Food for Profit is a one-day workshop designed to help you work through the...

Food for Profit

Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Chesapeake Culinary Center
Have you ever been told that your favorite homemade bread, or salsa, is “good enough to sell?” Do you have additional fruit or vegetables from your farm or home garden that you would like to make into a commercial product? Food for Profit is a one-day workshop designed to help you work through the...

Packaging That Sells

Packaging Diagram
Mastering Marketing - July 2018 Packaging is more than just a way to get your product from A to B — it’s also an incredibly valuable customer touchpoint. In today’s age of “Social Media” moments and You Tube videos, your product packaging is an additional way to get extra marketing mileage for your...

Food for Profit

Thursday, May. 17, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
WHEATON AMERICAN JOB CENTER
Have you ever been told that your favorite homemade bread, or salsa, is “good enough to sell?” Do you have additional fruit or vegetables from your farm or home garden that you would like to make into a commercial product? Food for Profit is a one-day workshop designed to help you work through the...

Maryland’s Expanding Value-added and Craft Movement

Plum Jam
Mastering Marketing - February 2018 I attended this year’s “Maryland’s Best Expo” organized by the Maryland Department of Agriculture to highlight Maryland products to a wide variety of buyers. This year’s offerings featured value-added products from at least three - quarters of the attending...

Food For Profit Training

Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Prince George's Soil Conservation District
Have you ever been told that your favorite homemade bread, or salsa, is “good enough to sell?” Do you have additional fruit or vegetables from your farm or home garden that you would like to make into a commercial product? Food for Profit is a one-day workshop designed to help you work through the...

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