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In this one-day intensive Ecofarm Pre Conference workshop, you’ll learn how to produce value-added foods from value-added food businesses; get a clear update on the laws which apply to value-added food production in California and the US, including Cottage Foods; become acquainted with the language of the value-added foods business; and get a thorough introduction to the roles of retailers, distributors and brokers.Being a mobile food vendor gives me the best of both worlds: I can provide for my family while being around them.But a cap enacted in the 1980s limits the number of available food permits so vendors like me who want to earn an honest living simply can’t.Please feel free to browse our gallery and blog to get a sense of what we do and then visit our order page for our unique approach to ordering flowers.We hand select our flowers daily and carry a large assortment of fresh orchids and tropicals along with seasonal picks.
REGISTER HERE For the Preconference and other Conference Packages USDA recently announced the availability of a streamlined version of USDA guaranteed loans, which are tailored for smaller scale farms and urban producers.