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6 06, 2014

Food Policy Briefing: New Cottage Food Law Went into Effect June 1, 2014

By |2019-01-30T03:19:01+00:00June 6th, 2014|Farmers and Gardeners, Food Policy|0 Comments

By Kristin Woods, ACES Regional Extension Agent Locally grown and produced food is becoming more and more popular across Alabama. Farmers markets have provided small food producers and home processors greater economic opportunity. Because of the costs of meeting food regulations, in many cases the markets have provided the only venue available to a small [...]

30 04, 2012

Chilton Food Innovation Center Formally Launches May 1

By |2019-01-30T03:19:01+00:00April 30th, 2012|Eaters and Buyers, Newsflash!|0 Comments

The Chilton Food Innovation Center, a fully equipped industrial kitchen that will provide local farmers and other aspiring entrepreneurs with opportunities and technical assistance with food processing, will be formally launched Tuesday, May 1. The formal opening will begin at 2 p.m. at the Center, located on 13 First Avenue in Clanton. The Food Innovation [...]

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