Virginia Cooperative Extension launches portal to help agricultural producers and buyers connect
An online tool called MarketMaker now offers a portal to a virtual marketplace that will provide increased access and acquisition of Virginia products, further connecting the farm to the fork. Farmers and ranchers, fisheries, farmers markets, processors and packers, wineries, restaurants, and individual consumers can benefit from the online resource.
Virginia Cooperative Extension launches portal to help agricultural producers and buyers connect (PDF | 108KB)
Market Maker 2014 In Review (PDF | 4MB)
pH Testing of Foods and Beverages
The Loudoun County branch of Virginia Cooperative Extension is now offering pH testing services for locally produced foods and beverages. Consultations are available for food entrepreneurs and growers producing value-added, shelf-stable foods such as jams, jellies, sauces, and pickles. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grilling Food Safety Tips
Are you planning a BBQ for the upcoming holiday weekend? Check out these food safety tips from USDA before you grill!