Cottage Law Specialty Foods Seminar - Christian County

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Mon, 2/13/2017
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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  • 217-287-7246

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University of Illinois Extension Unit 18 is hosting a series of free seminars this winter to help local specialty food business owners achieve success. The seminars will be held the second Monday of each month starting in January and ending in May. The seminars are free and the public is invited to attend any or all of the seminars they choose.

The classes will be available at both the Christian County and Montgomery County Extension offices.

Cottage Law - Monday, February 13, 2017 (1-3 pm)

February’s topic will be presented by Lisa Peterson, Nutrition & Wellness Educator, UI Extension, on local rules and regulations for business that prepare and sale consumables.

Please also consider registering for the other seminars in the series, which include:

Importance of Branding - Monday, March 13, 2017 (1-3 pm)

March’s topic will feature local vendors with regional branding experience. 

 Agri-Tourism - Monday, April 10, 2017 (1-3 pm)

April’s topic will be a panel discussion, representatives from Illinois South Tourism will be part of the discussion.

Social Media - Monday, May 8, 2017 (1-3 pm)

May’s topic will be presented by Terri Miller, Promotion and Publicity Specialist, UI Extension.  She will address best practices for social media and current trends.

If you have any questions, please call either the Christian County Extension office in Taylorville at 217-287-7246 or the Montgomery County Extension office in Hillsboro at 217-532-3941.

 University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact our office. Universidad de Illinois ofrece igualdad de oportunidades en programas y empleo. Si usted necesita un ajuste razonable para participar en este programa, por favor póngase en contacto con nuestra oficina.


Cost: Free and open to the public

Registration: Online registration page

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