ORISKANY, N.Y. — Farmers and local aspiring new food business entrepreneurs can learn how to accelerate their food-based business concept in MVCCs Rome Campus professional kitchens with sessions led by experts across the field. Join Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County in partnership with Mohawk Valley Community College (MVCC), Rome Campus as they kick-off this exciting 6-part workshop series: From Recipe to Market.
FROM RECIPE TO MARKET
March 9th through April 13th, 5:30 – 8:30 pm
Mohawk Valley Community College, Rome Campus
Plumley Complex, Room PC120
1101 Floyd Ave. Rome. NY 13440
Attendees will learn the behind-the-scenes steps to set up their business, how to develop their recipe, as well as, scaled-up processing and preparing and packaging their product safely. Additionally, participants will also gain knowledge of both potential profits and product distribution avenues while starting to build a marketable business plan, and begin to build a professional network of contacts to help them with their journey to market success.
The workshop’s six consecutive sessions are Wednesday evenings, March 9 through April 13, from 5:30-8:30pm. The final session will include a tour of the professional commercial kitchens of MVCC Rome and a practice pitch session for each participant to tell their story. Participants will gain constructive feedback while having an opportunity to test their ideas in front of peers and stakeholders.
Register today for From Recipe to Market (https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/r2m_230). This program is for individuals seriously interested in operating a value-added business. Participants must have a specific food product or recipe in mind and are expected to attend all 6 sessions. Cost of the program is $75.00 per person for all sessions. Course binder included.
Questions may be directed to Beth Irons at 315-736-3394, ext. 103 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
–Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County