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2nd Annual Catskills Farm + Food Conference
November 3, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Farmers, food business entrepreneurs, and community members near and far will have the opportunity to learn proven strategies for adding value to farm products that can turn them into profit and the in’s and out’s of starting a food business.
Pre-registration is required. The conference fee is $35 and includes lunch. To RSVP visit: http://www.sullivancce.org
8:30 – 9:00am: REGISTRATION & MORNING REFRESHMENTS
9:00 – 10:15am: MARKETING YOUR FOOD BUSINESS with Centermost Marketing
10:15 – 11:00am: LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS WHEN STARTING A BUSINESS with Albany Law School
11:15 – 12:15pm: THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX: PACKAGING & DISTRIBUTING YOUR PRODUCT with Northern Farmhouse Pasta
*Locally sourced lunch 12:15 – 12:45pm
12:45 – 1:45pm: FOOD PROCESSING RULES & REGULATIONS with Cornell University Food Venture Center
2:00 – 3:15pm: FOOD LABELING DO’S & DON’TS with the Food Law Firm
3:15 – 4:15pm: STARTING FROM SCRATCH: TIPS FOR STARTING A FOOD BUSINESS with Natural Contents Kitchen
4:15pm: OPTIONAL TOUR OF CCE SULLIVAN Catskills Kitchen