December may seem far off, however, MOFGA’s Kitchen Licensing Workshop fills up fast—register soon if you’re interested in learning more about in-home food processing for resale:
Kitchen Licensing Workshop
MOFGA’s Common Ground Education Center, Unity, ME
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
10 a.m.–3 p.m.
Designed for farmers and others interested in home-food processing for resale. Licensing requirements, food safety, and liability insurance will be covered by panel members, including:
• Dr. Beth Calder, Food Science Specialist for the University of Maine Cooperative Extension
• Russell Libby, Executive Director of MOFGA
• Dana Finnemore, Maine Department of Agriculture
The morning panel presentation will be moderated by Cheryl Wixson, MOFGA’s resident chef. After a local, seasonal, organic luncheon, participants will tour MOFGA’s Common Kitchen.
The afternoon program will be dedicated to a discussion of labeling requirements, organic certification requirements, with Kate Newkirk, Associate Director MOFGA Certification Services, LLC; and a round table sharing of experiences.
Registration Fees (include lunch): $35 for MOFGA members and $40 for non-members. Please note this course is very popular and fills quickly.
For more information: www.mofga.org