Commercial Food Processing

Stephen Ward

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Eight Tips for Winter Success

At the cutting edge of the local food movement is the challenge of providing fresh, local food even in the middle of winter. Growing in the winter costs more (greenhouses/high tunnels and row covers aren’t cheap), but when best practices are employed, might it still be possible for local growers to compete with out-of-region food producers?

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Value-Added Food Product Development

A collection of food processing resources from various sources maintained by the OSU Department of Food Science and Technology.

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