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Title: ACEnet replication manual
Author: Linda Morris
Second Author: Shari Nogrady
Published: Athens, OH : ACEnet , 1999?

Summary: This manual is a blueprint for adapting the Appalachian Center for Economic Networks (ACEnet) cooperative economic development strategies to fight poverty and support local economic empowerment, including how to set up a "community kitchen incubator" to serve as a communication focal point and a shared production facility for microenterprises.

Call Number: 80.11 ACE
Subjects: Activism , Alternative enterprises , Community development , Food processing , Rural development , Small business

Title: Adding value for sustainability : a guidebook for cooperative extension agents and other agricultural professionals
Author: Kristen Markley
Second Author: Duncan Hilchey
Published: Ithaca, NY : Farming Alternatives Program, Cornell University , 1998
Series: Community agriculture development series

Summary: The first section of this guidebook discusses the concept of value-adding and how it contributes to sustainable agriculture. The second section includes the experiences of four enterprise owners and presents a description of issues involved in the start-up of a small-scale processing business. Section 3 discusses efforts to develop local small-scale processing industry.

Call Number: 86.1 MAR
Subjects: Food processing , Value-added

Title: Adding values to our food system : an economic analysis of sustainable community food systems
Author: Fenton Wilkinson
Contributors: Prepared by Integrity Systems Cooperative Co.
Second Author: David Van Seters
Published: Everson, WA : Integrity Systems Cooperative Co. , c1997

Summary: This study provides anecdotal information and general insights for the study of sustainable community food systems, providing a useful baseline for further research. The purpose of the study was to determine if and how sustainable community food systems can be cost competitive with industrial food systems.

Call Number: 80.4 WIL
Subjects: Alternative agriculture , Food processing , Local food systems , Produce , Value-added

Title: Cottage industries
Author: Valerie Porter
Published: Shrewsbury, England : Swan Hill Press , 1992

Summary: The main aim of this book is to suggest how smallholders and gardeners can add value to their produce by creating an end product from it. There is overview coverage of wood products and crafts, basketry and thatch, remedies, cosmetics, decorations and other uses of flowers and herbs, distilled beverages, baked goods, honey, cheese and other processed foods, tanning and leather, rope, spinning, weaving and other uses of plant and animal fibers, and an appendix of dye plants.

ISBN: 1853101656
Call Number: 86 POR
Subjects: Alternative enterprises , Dyes and dyeing , Food processing , Handicrafts

Title: Developing new food crops for a changing marketplace
Contributors: Aaron L. Brody ; John B. Lord
Published: Lancaster, PA : Technomic Publishing Co. , c2000

Summary: A comprehensive work on food product development. It includes an overview of the food industry and trends impacting product development, policy and goals, new product failure and success, the development process, concepts and concept testing, food science, technology and engineering as related to product development, packaging, organizational development, technical development, product evaluation, shelf life, labeling, and launching the new product.

ISBN: 1556767784
Call Number: 86.1 DEV
Subjects: Food processing , Marketing , Packaging

Title: the Encyclopedia of country living : an old fashioned recipe book
Author: Carla Emery
Contributors: illustrated by Cindy Davis and David Berger
Published: Seattle, WA : Sasquatch Books , c1994 fourth printing of ninth edition, 1997

Summary: This book contains much information on country living including, living self-sufficiently, planting gardens, raising animals, and processing home-grown foods.

ISBN: 0912365951
Call Number: 80.13 EME
Subjects: Amaranth , Asparagus , Baking , Bamboo , Beekeeping , Beginning farming , Berries , Blackberries , Blueberries , Brambles , Broccoli , Buckwheat , Butter , Calves , Canning , Cattle, beef , Cattle, dairy , Cheese making , Chickens , Cole crops (broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage) , Cooking, recipes , Corn , Dairy products , Ducks , Eggs , Family life , Farm life , Farm management and decision making , Food processing , Food storage and preservation , Fruits , Fruits, tree , Game birds , Gardening , Geese , Goats , Goats, dairy , Goats, meat , Grains , Grapes , Grasses, warm season , Guinea fowl , Handicrafts , Harvesting , Herbs , Hogs , Homesteading , Honey, bee products , Lamb (meat), mutton , Lambs , Livestock , Meat products , Milk , Millets , Mushrooms , Nut trees , Nuts , Onions , Paw paws , Peaches , Pears , Pest control , Pheasants , Plant propagation , Pork , Postharvest handling of fruits and vegetables , Poultry , Poultry meats , Quail , Rabbits , Raspberries , Seed saving , Seed storing , Seeds , Sheap Shearing , Sheep , Slaughtering methods , Small livestock , Soap making , Soil management , Sorghum , Sustainable agriculture , Tanning hides , Turkeys , Veal production , Vegetable gardening , Vegetables , Vegetables, harvesting and postharvest , Vegetables, storage , Wheat , Wool , Yogurt

Title: Establishing a shared-use commercial kitchen
Author: Cameron Wold
Contributors: edited by Cameron Wold
Second Author: Martin F. Sancho, Karen Schubert, John Wojtacha, Laura Hobbs
Published: Denver, CO : Western Entrepeneurial Network , c1997

Summary: This book contains informatin on planning, budgeting, designing, operating, and marketing a commercial kitchen,

ISBN: 1890730041
Call Number: 86.1 WOL
Subjects: Food processing , Marketing , New businesses planning

Title: Establishing a share-use commercial kitchen
Contributors: Cameron Wold ... [et. al.]
Published: Denver, CO : Western Entrepreneurial Network, University of Colorado at Denver , c1997

Summary: This book is designed as a how-to manual with emphasis on the steps a community might take in developing a shared-use kitchen. The information is presented by way of two kitchen projects, a small rural kitchen in Sandpoint, Idaho and a large urban kitchen in Denver, Colorado. The book is written for individuals or small community groups who have heard of kitchen incubators and would like to pursue the idea further. It also provides an organized framework for you to assess a kitchen incubator's potential for your community. Chapters cover planning, budgeting, design and equipment, operations, business and legal considerations, and marketing specialty foods. There are appendices of forms, worksheets, sample feasibility studies, plans, policies and procedures.

ISBN: 1890730041
Call Number: 86.1 EST
Subjects: Food processing

Title: Food plant sanitation and safety
Author: Dr. Joe Montecalvo
Published: Broadus, MT : Independent Organic Inspectors Association

Summary: A complilation of articles and standard of food plant sanitation and safety.

Call Number: 80.43 MON
Subjects: Food processing , Safety

Title: the Foxfire book(1)
Contributors: edited by Eliot Wigginton and his students
Published: Anchor books, New York : NY , c1972

Summary: hog dressing, log cabin building, mountain crafts and food, planting by the signs, snake lore, hunting tales, faith healing, and moonshining

ISBN: 0385073534
Call Number: 80.13 FOX
Subjects: Dwellings , Food processing , Handicrafts , Hogs , Homesteading , Slaughtering methods

Title: Introductory food science
Author: Joe Montecalvo
Published: Broadus , MT : Independent Organic Inspectors Association

Summary: A comprehensive collection of handouts and articles about food science and food processing. Topics include the history and functions of the food industry, an introduction to the food industry, the main forms of food processing, , the chemistry and components of foods, microorganisms and food preservation, food processing, foods from the sea, and beverages of various kinds,

Call Number: 86.1 MON
Subjects: Food processing , Food storage and preservation

Title: Managing your personal food suppy :
Contributors: Edited by Ray Wolf
Second Author:
Published: Emmaus, PA : Rodale Press , c1977

Summary: This book critiques the typical American diet, covers basic nutrition, and proposes a new approach to meal planning and food use that results in a more efficient, healthy and cheaper way to eat. Chapters include coverage of gardening, livestock raising, food processing, and food supply management.

ISBN: 0878571213
Call Number:
Subjects: Cooking, recipes , Food processing , Food storage and preservation , Food systems , Livestock , Nutrition , Organic gardening

Title: Managing your personal food suppy
Contributors: Edited by Ray Wolf
Published: Emmaus, PA : Rodale Press , c1977

Summary: This book critiques the typical American diet, covers basic nutrition, and proposes a new approach to meal planning and food use that results in a more efficient, healthy and cheaper way to eat. Chapters include coverage of gardening, livestock raising food processing, and food supply management.

ISBN: 0878571213
Subjects: Cooking, recipes , Food processing , Food storage and preservation , Food systems , Livestock , Nutrition , Organic gardening

Title: Missouri meat and poultry inspection program :
Contributors: Ed Gladden, Quality Assurance Program Coordinator
Second Author:
Published: Jefferson City, MO : Missouri Dept. of Agriculture, Animal Health/Meat Inspection Division

Summary: This packet provides information about the meat processing industry regulations in Missouri. Included are sections on inspection guidelines, an article on sanitation standard operating procedures, an article on Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) for identifying microbial and other hazards in food production, and a discussion of the exemption from inspection under the provisions of the Curtis Amendment.

Call Number: 86.3 MIS
Subjects: Food processing , Meat industry

Title: Whole grains : grow, harvest & how to cook your own
Author: Sara Pitzer
Published: Charlotte, VT : Garden Way Publishing , c1981

Summary: There are sections on corn, wheat and triticale, barley, buckwheat, millet, oats, rice and rye. Each section describes the grain and suggests growing, harvesting and processing methods and recipes.

ISBN: 088266251
Call Number: 86.13 PIT
Subjects: Cooking, recipes , Food processing , Grains


Title: Food processing and marketing
Contributors: Jerry Cash ... [et. al.]
Published: East Lansing, MI : Michigan State University Agricultural Experiment Station , 1992
Series: Status and potential of Michigan agriculture-- Phase I SR 37

Summary: This report is one of a series that provide general background information on the future economic, social, political and technical environment for Michigan agriculture. The food processing paper includes sections on product trends and the status of a variety of processing technologies such as are related to ingredients and food components, packaging, preservation and storage along with an economic summary, and comments on international and environmental issues. The food marketing paper includes coverage of purchasing behavior, a discussion of major directions for change impacting food marketing and distribution, and describes fresh prepared foods as a major growth opportunity.

Call Number: 86.1 FOO
Subjects: Food processing , Marketing

Title: Food processing, storage and/or selling
Contributors: Mary D. Zehner
Published: East Lansing, MI : Cooperative Extension Service, Michigan State University , 1992

Summary: This publication provides basic information in zoning, licensing, regulations, low acid and acidified foods, labels, weights and measures, sales tax and product liability insurance in the context of Michigan.

Call Number: 86.1 ZEH
Subjects: Food processing , Food storage and preservation

Title: Making it on the farm : increasing sustainability through value-added processing and marketing
Author: Keith Richards
Second Author: Deborah S. Wechsler
Published: Elkins, AK : Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group , c1996

Summary: This publication is the product of an interview process whereby 21 farmers offered information about their value-added enterprises. It includes a wide variety of stories about some of the farmers and a discussion of key points that contributed to their success. There is also a list of resources for getting support in exploring value-added enterprises.

Call Number: 82 RIC
Subjects: Farm management and decision making , Food processing , Marketing , Value-added

Title: Putting local food on the table in Illinois : barriers and opportunities for value-added agricultural enterprises and direct marketing by Illinois farmers
Author: Juli Brussell
Second Author:
Published: Rochester, IL : Illinois Stewardship Alliance , 1999

Summary: Barriers and recommendations are discussed for access to affordable processing, access to markets and access to financial and technical assistance.

Call Number: 84.75 BRU
Subjects: Food processing , Marketing direct to consumers , Value-added

Title: Sausage making and good manufacturing practices
Published: Geneva, NY : Cornell University

Summary: Proceedings of DEcember 10-11, 2002 workshop

Call Number: 86.33 SAU
Subjects: Food processing , Meat products

Title: Selling food products : a business in your home
Author: Jim Huss
Published: Ames, IA : Iowa State University , 1987
Series: North Central Regional publication no. 259

Summary: This brief publication presents an overview of factors to consider in preparing for a home food business, such as expenses, insurance, equipment, licensing, labor, and pricing and preventing food-born illnesses.

Call Number: 86.1 HUS
Subjects: Food processing , Home based businesses , Sales , Small business

Title: The small dairy resource book : information sources for farmstead producers and processors
Author: Vicki H. Dunaway
Contributors: a project of the Southern Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Eduction (SARE) program of the USDA
Published: Beltsville, MD : Sustainable Agriculture Network , c2000

Summary: This publication is a collection of information resources on various topics related to on-farm and small-scale processing of dairy products. Each entry is accompanied by a descriptive note. Topics include cheese, butter, ice cream, other dairy foods, dairy processing, food safety, business and marketing, animals, and feeds and grazing. There are tips on how to find information interspersed throughout the booklet.

Call Number: 86.2 DUN
Subjects: Dairy production , Dairy products , Food processing

Title: State laws accompanied by the Department of Health rule and administrative guidelines governing the manufacture, sale and distribution of foods
Published: Jefferson City, MO : Missouri Dept. of Health, Bureau of Community Environmental Health , 1997?

Summary: The first section consists of the state laws governing the regulations and the inspection of manufacture and sale of food. The Dept. of Health rule establishes food labeling and sanitation standards. Most of the booklet is given over to administrative guidelines for inspecting the manufacture and sale of foods, for examining food labels, and for regulating the inspection, processing, storage, transport and sale of a variety of food, drug and cosmetic products.

Call Number: 86.1 STA
Subjects: Food processing , Food storage and preservation , Government policy and programs , Quality control


Title: Canning : summer is in the jar : with Gerry Veroneau
Published: Barre, MA : Northeast Organic Farming Association , c1995

Publishers Number: 9508
Call Number: 82.12 CAN
Subjects: Canning , Food processing , Food storage and preservation


Title: 2000 Acres U.S.A. Conference : small-scale, on farm dairy processing
Author: Jack Lazor
Published: Austin, TX : Acres U.S.A. , 2000

Publishers Number: 2417
Call Number: 86.2 LAZ
Subjects: Dairy products , Food processing

Title: 2000 Acres U.S.A. Conference : What really happens in food
Author: Sally Fallon
Published: Austin, TX : Acres, U.S.A. , 2000

Publishers Number: 2410
Call Number: 80.43 FAL
Subjects: Food processing , Nutrition , Value-added

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