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Recipe to Reality

  • 5268 Sound Ave Riverhead NY (map)

From budding food entrepreneurs to farmers, this is an introductory class which offers professional step by step guidance to maximize your opportunities, whether you are a farm or looking to launch your food product.

This valuable class will include discussions and information such as

  • what can be made from agricultural products that you grow to sell.

  • local success stories and consider where the opportunities are for new products in our area

  • Feasible based on infrastructure, labor supply, and existing skill set

  • how or where you plan to sell the product or products and to whom determines much of the plan.

  • variations on plans based on of the products and volume that you plan to make and sell are prepared foods, baked goods or shelf stable products

  • how to do what you want to do legally and how to be in full compliance with the Dept. of Agriculture

  • best practices for how to develop recipes for the products that you would like to make or how to adapt family recipes

  • best practices for sourcing ingredients that aren’t grown on the farm and needed for the recipe, costing and scaling overview

Take home materials and handouts will be included.

Tracy Slotkin is an entrepreneur, consultant and culinary professional with over 30 years of experience in the food industry. Her unwavering commitment to representing the highest quality ingredients and the business of making, marketing and distributing food is evidenced by her unique presence as a mover and a shaker within the specialty food world. A problem solver and critical thinker, Tracy offers pertinent insight and start up guidance to clients and founders through concise planning and strategy.


TIME: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

DATE: March 23rd

LOCATION: Long Island Buddhist Meditation Center

Center for Ethical Biodiversity, 5268 Sound Ave, Riverhead

Earlier Event: March 23
Seeds, Roots, and shoots
Later Event: April 6
Power to the Pollinators