Beginning Food Business Workshop November in Machias

University of Maine Cooperative Extension is offering a free workshop November 9 designed for people considering a small-scale food business. “Recipe to Market: Is It for Me?” will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the UMaine Extension office, 28 Center St., Machias. 

The workshop will introduce participants to topics including 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.  

Registration is required for this free workshop; class size is limited to 20. Register online ( For more information or to request a disability accommodation, contact Tara Wood,, 207.255.3345, 800.287.1542 (Maine only).