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Recipe to Market: Is it for ME? Program (online)

February 15, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Recipe to Market is a multidisciplinary program intended to introduce participants to key topics that an aspiring entrepreneur needs to consider before starting a food business. Instructors will cover topics such as business basics; the specialty food industry and product development; licensing and regulations; and food safety. Products that may be discussed include canned shelf-stable products (jams/jellies/preserves, baked goods, condiments, salsas, sauces, dessert sauces), fermented foods, dry mixes and candies/confections.

Instructors for the program include UMaine Extension professor emeritus Louis Bassano; professor emeritus of economics and Extension Jim McConnon; and Extension food science specialist, professor of food science and director of UMaine Food Testing Services Beth Calder.

The fee is $35; registration is required by Feb. 8. Financial assistance is available. Register and find more details on the event registration page []. For more information or to request reasonable accommodation, contact Melissa Libby Babcock,; 207.581.2788 or 800.287.0274 (Maine only).




Melissa Libby