Workshops scheduled at Extension office



ELLSWORTH — UMaine Cooperative Extension is hosting two upcoming workshops.

A free food entrepreneur workshop, “Recipe to Market: Is it for ME?” is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 29, from 9 a.m.-noon.

This half-day workshop will introduce participants to important topics that an aspiring entrepreneur needs to consider before starting a food business.

Topics that will be presented include: opportunities and challenges of being a food entrepreneur, the specialty food industry, business basics, an overview of the product development process, licensing and regulations and food safety concerns.

The second workshop, “Pricing Your Products and Services for Profit,” will be held on Thursday, Oct. 31, also from 9 a.m.-noon.

This workshop will help small business owners develop a profitable pricing strategy for their business.

Both workshops are free, but pre-registration is required. For more information, call 667-8212.

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