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Food for Profit workshop scheduled for June 6

May 08, 2012

Food for Profit, a one-day workshop, will be held Wednesday, June 6, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Washington County Agricultural Education Center (building door No. 4), at 7303 Sharpsburg Pike.

The workshop is designed to help participants work through the maze of local and state regulations, food safety issues, and business management concepts that all must be considered in setting up a commercial food business. 

The Penn State Extension’s course is co-sponsored by Maryland Rural Enterprise Development Center, University of Maryland Extension and Hagerstown-Washington County Economic Development Commission.

Food for Profit will take participants step by step through the entrepreneurial process.   

Tuition costs $40 per person, which includes all materials and lunch. 

Registration is through the Penn State online system at www.cvent.com/d/zcq155 or by calling 877-489-1398. Registration and prepayment are required.

For more information, call Winifred McGee, Extension educator, at 717-270-4391 or send an email to wwm1@psu.edu, or Ginger S. Myers, University of Maryland Extension specialist at 301-432-2767, ext. 338, or email gsmyers@umd.edu.

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