Recipe to Market workshop in Machias Nov. 7

Machias, Maine—University of Maine Cooperative Extension in Washington County will offer a half-day workshop for entrepreneurs considering, or already in, the food business. ‘Recipe to Market: Is it for Me?’ will be held Nov. 7, from 9 a.m.–noon, at the UMaine Extension office, 28 Center Street, Machias.

Topics include the opportunities and challenges of being a food entrepreneur, the specialty food industry, business basics, an overview of the product development process, licensing and regulations, and food safety.

The workshop is free; registration is required. Register online. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Tara Wood,, 207.255.3345; 800.287.1542 (Maine only). Classes are limited to 15 participants.

About University of Maine Cooperative Extension: As a trusted resource for over 100 years, University of Maine Cooperative Extension has supported UMaine’s land and sea grant public education role by conducting community-driven, research-based programs in every Maine county. UMaine Extension helps support, sustain and grow the food-based economy. It is the only entity in our state that touches every aspect of the Maine Food System, where policy, research, production, processing, commerce, nutrition, and food security and safety are integral and interrelated. UMaine Extension also conducts the most successful out-of-school youth education program in Maine through 4-H.