March 18th, 2013

Food for Profit Training – 3/26

by Amy Crone

University of Maryland Extension & Penn State Extension are hosting a Food For Profit training on March 26, 2013 from 9:00am to 4:00pm. It will be held at the Chesapeake College Economic Development Center (EDC 27), located at Route 50 and 213, Wye Mills MD 21679.

This training is an overview of how to start and successfully operate a small food product business. A DHMH sanitarian will also be in attendance to explain in detail what is needed to comply with the regulations to create safe, legal food products in Maryland.

To register, go to: Food for Profit Training 3-26-13 or call 717-270-4391.

About the Author Amy Crone Amy Crone

Amy’s passion for food starting in her aunt & uncle’s garden, a lovely log cabin by a NH lake where she first learned to preserve and pickle. She has always wanted to help people, and completed her degrees in international development in hopes of combining this interest with her love of travel. After working in the field of international development, then in federal government, then in a think tank, and then in state government, Amy decided that she wanted to explore explore her entrepreneurial interests. These included: starting a nonprofit (MDFMA), developing a national technology solution to provide farmers market and farmers access to accepting SNAP, building several websites, and becoming a Board member in local organizations. She is happy to be able to follow her passion of improving local food systems and the health of all Marylanders by getting them to buy more fresh local food at Maryland farmers markets. Amy’s other main interests are her husband & 2 children, Crossfitting, and traveling to any location that has interesting and delicious ~preferably local~ food.