Farmers involved in local food systems are seeking opportunities to expand operations and diversify theirsources of income through value-added operations and access to new markets. To be successful, producersneed further food safety training and business skills acquisition to mitigate potential risks. We outline anddiscuss a multidisciplinary program developed for Extension personnel to deliver to producers and value-addedentrepreneurs participating in local and regional food systems. The program helps participants reduce risks byimproving their business skills, marketing tools, market access, market channels, regulatory compliance, andfood safety practices.
|Número de páginas||6|
|Publicación||Journal of Extension|
|Estado||Publicada - 1 jun 2020|
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