Thursday, February 14, 2008

Local Foods – Adding Value and Building Markets

Local Foods – Adding Value and Building Markets
Thursday, February 21st, 2008
7-9 pm
Blacksburg Country Club·
Are you interested in learning more about potential markets for your food products?
Have questions about regulations, business development, and marketing?
Does it make sense to market a branded product?
Wondering if there are benefits to networking?
Catawba Landcare invites you to this seminar on local foods. Speakers include Joell Eifert and Rob Williams with Virginia Cooperative Extension and the Department of Food Science and Technology at Virginia Tech.
Also in attendance to answer questions: Steve Garman, USDA Meat Inspector, Barry Jones, Regional Supervisor for the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, and Dr. Dougherty, Director of the Business Technology Center.
There will be plenty of time for Questions and Answers.Refreshments will be provided!
For more information, contact:
Christy Gabbardcgunnels@vt.edu540 357 3744

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