AgriForaging Food Safety
Catskills Regional Harvest
Delaware County FoodWorks+
27905 State Highway 28, Andes.
Store: 845.676.4550 • C | 607.427.9848
Attn: Business Ed. Date: September 2019
Photos: Available upon request
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
FREE Agri-business Course Calls for Applications
ANDES—Catskill Regional Harvest and Foodworks+ is requesting applications for “Agripreneur,” a free educational program for 10 food entrepreneurs who would like to learn more about any part of conducting an agricultural food business.
The 10-week course will be held on Wednesdays, from 5:30-8:30 p.m., beginning October 23 at Delaware County FoodWorks+ Shared Commercial Kitchen located at 27905 State Highway 28, Andes. There will be several extra workshops, speakers and promotional events scheduled, with dates to be announced. Kitchen time will be based on individual, coordinated schedules.
This program is targeted toward farmers and producers who would like to increase their revenue and profit, as well as to new agricultural and food entrepreneurs.
The course will cover business plan development, finance, value-added product development, kitchen production, business operations, branding, marketing, food safety certifications, insurance, sales and sales tools and NYS food processing regulation and compliance.
Agripreneur is held in collaboration with SUNY Delhi, SUNY Broome, AgriForaging Food Safety, Catskills Regional Harvest & Butcher Shop, Delaware County FoodWorks+ Shared Commercial Kitchen, BioTrax Laboratories, Blue Farm Design, Delaware County IDA & Catskill Development Foundation.
Catskills Regional Harvest will offer each participating food entrepreneur the ability to showcase their products in the store and conduct an in-store production demonstration to their customers.
Those interested in the program can apply at: delcofoodworks.org. The program is sponsored by The Chobani Community Impact Fund at the Community Foundation for South Central New York.
For more information, please contact Nicole Day Gray at , 607-427-9848, @delawarecountyfoodworks or send a message on the website contact page.
Delaware County FoodWorks+ is proud to provide services and commercial kitchen infrastructure to entrepreneurs in our Catskills food community; helping bring new ideas, business & food innovation to market. Our kitchen is licensed by NYE Department of Agriculture & Markets.
AgriForaging Food Safety was founded in 2011 with a mission to bridge the gap between agriculture and a better tomorrow by evolving the course of entrepreneurship through food safety and compliance
Catskills Regional Harvest & Butcher Shop is a farm marketplace driven by the support of over 148 local & regional farmers, producers, and artisans.
Contact: Nicole Day Gray 845.676.4550 • C | 607.427.9848