Saturday, October 10, 2009

Virginia Agriculture & Food Entrepreneurship Program—

A Two-Part Workshop Series Focused on Food Safety Regulations, Product Development, Business Planning & Local Marketing Opportunities

November 16 & November 23, 2009

Airlie Conference Center— Warrenton Virginia

$40 per day, $80 to attend both days

Scholarships are available based on need.

More information and complete resources are available online at:

Notice that on November 16, Kate Fitzgerald from the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition is planning to present on the current status of food safety legislation in Congress and on November 23, Adam Diamond from the USDA is planning to discuss new local food research results and new local food distribution models.

Additionally, on November 23, Stacy Miller is planning to join us from the Farmers Market Coalition and we will have a series of topics related to farmers markets including speakers and panelist who are directly involved with organizing, selling at or analyzing farmers markets and other direct to consumer food outlets.

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