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St. Lucie UF/IFAS Hosts Two-Day Food Entrepreneurship Workshop at the New Sunshine Kitchen June 10-11

Post Date:05/03/2019 7:30 AM

Join UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County for a two-day Florida Food Entrepreneurship Workshop at the new Sunshine Kitchen on Monday, June 10 and Tuesday, June 11 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

With growing interest in fresh local food, more people are starting their own small-scale food business, and the number of small food businesses in Florida is expected to continuously increase. To run a successful business in a competitive food market, you’ll need a good business plan and basic understanding about food processing, packaging, marketing and regulatory requirements. UF/IFAS Extension’s Food Entrepreneurship program can help get you started on your journey to success.

 Early-bird registration is $100 for one day and $150 for both dates before June 10. Standard registration is $125 for one day and $200 for both. Register online at  Class size will be limited to the first 30 registrants.

The new 10,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art commercial kitchen space known as the Sunshine Kitchen is located at 7550 Pruitt Research Center Road inside the Treasure Coast Research Park, off Kings Highway in Fort Pierce.

For more information contact Soo Ahn, assistant professor at UF/IFAS Food Science & Human Nutrition Department, PO Box 110370, Gainesville, Fla. 32611-0370. Email: or call 352-294-3909.

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