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Producing Value-Added Foods Safely, Legally, and Successfully 8:30am – 4:30pm

In this one-day intensive workshop, you’ll learn how to produce value-added foods from your farm’s crops and animals.

You will hear organic farmers tell their stories about their value-added food businesses; get a clear update on the laws which apply to value-added food production in California and the US, including Cottage Foods; become acquainted with the language of the value-added foods business; and get a thorough introduction to the roles of retailers, distributors and brokers.

With this session you’ll walk away knowing how to:
-Produce your product legally and safely
-Use basic marketing concepts to build your brand
-Get your products on the shelf at supermarkets and specialty retailers
-Price your product for profit

Registration: $75 (Organic lunch included) 

Date and Location

Location: 
Scripps
Day: 
Wednesday
Presenter(s): 

Magali Brecke

Title: 
Magali Brecke
Presenter Affiliation: 
Kitchen Witch

Trini Campbell

Title: 
Trini Campbell
Presenter Affiliation: 
Riverdog Farm

Danielle Shaeffer

Title: 
Danielle Shaeffer
Presenter Affiliation: 
New Leaf Community Markets

Shermain Hardesty

Title: 
Shermain Hardesty
Presenter Affiliation: 
University of California Small Farm Program

Erin DiCaprio

Title: 
Erin DiCaprio
Presenter Affiliation: 
University of California, Davis Food Science Department

Kathryn Lukas

Title: 
Kathryn Lukas
Presenter Affiliation: 
Farmhouse Culture

Merrilee Olson

Title: 
Merrilee Olson
Presenter Affiliation: 
Preserve Farm Kitchen

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