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GAPs: Packshed design for improved postharvest quality and safety

Event information

Date

Add to Calendar 2022-02-16 09:00:00 2022-02-16 10:00:00 GAPs: Packshed design for improved postharvest quality and safety This session will provide tips and tricks from a seasoned farmer to design a packshed and postharvest wash, pack and storage system to improve product quality and shelf life while protecting food safety. Speaker Katie Bishop, co-owner of PrairiErth Farm, a 350 acre certified organic diversified vegetable and grain farm in Central Illinois This series of one-hour food safety deep dives will provide in-depth information around specific food safety topics for fruit and vegetable farms. They will be led by UMN Extension staff and experienced farmers and experts. All webinars are from 9 to 10 a.m. CST and will be recorded. America/Chicago public

Time

Central time

Location

Webinar series

Contact

Katie Drewitz, Extension educator
wins0115@umn.edu or 507-951-6609

This session will provide tips and tricks from a seasoned farmer to design a packshed and postharvest wash, pack and storage system to improve product quality and shelf life while protecting food safety.

Speaker

Katie Bishop, co-owner of PrairiErth Farm, a 350 acre certified organic diversified vegetable and grain farm in Central Illinois

This series of one-hour food safety deep dives will provide in-depth information around specific food safety topics for fruit and vegetable farms. They will be led by UMN Extension staff and experienced farmers and experts.

All webinars are from 9 to 10 a.m. CST and will be recorded.

Audience

Small farmers, fruit and vegetable farmers, gardeners, community gardeners

Cost

Free

Registration

Registration is required. This training will be conducted via Zoom, a link will be sent to registered participants.

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