The University of Maine Cooperative Extension plans to offer an online workshop for entrepreneurs and farmers interested in starting a home-based, specialty food business in Maine from 9 a.m.–noon Friday. Nov. 18.

Recipe to Market is a multidisciplinary program with topics including business basics, an overview of the specialty food industry and product development, licensing and regulations, and food safety.

Instructors include UMaine Extension professor emeritus Louis Bassano; School of Economics professor emeritus and Extension business specialist Jim McConnon; and Extension food science specialist, professor of food science and director of UMaine Food Testing Services Beth Calder.

The fee is $35; registration is required.

Financial assistance is available.

For more information or to request reasonable accommodation, contact Melissa Libby Babcock at [email protected] or 207-581-2788 or 800-287-0274 (Maine only).

 

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