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Good Agricultural Practices & farmer/buyer networking - Red Wing

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Date

Add to Calendar 2022-12-19 10:00:00 2022-12-19 15:15:00 Good Agricultural Practices & farmer/buyer networking - Red Wing This workshop provides a deep dive into Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) on the farm. GAPs are science-based, farm-level practices for keeping fresh produce safe. GAPs training is for farm owners, workers and gardeners who grow, harvest and pack fresh vegetables for sale to all markets, including farmers markets, CSA, retail, schools, restaurants, or who donate produce to others. Trainers include experienced produce farmers and UMN Extension staff who will cover all aspects of on-farm food safety. New this year Renewing the Countryside will host a farmer/buyer networking event after the GAPs training. Local farmers and buyers can connect one-on-one about what they’re interested in buying and what they grow and produce. Bring your business cards! Agenda 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., GAPs training (lunch included) 2:15 - 3:15 p.m., Farmer/ buyer networking Learn more about food safety on the farm Ignite Building Ignite Building Ignite Building America/Chicago public

Time

Central time

Location

Ignite Building
419 Bush St
Red Wing, MN 55066

Contact

Annalisa Hultberg
hultb006@umn.edu

This workshop provides a deep dive into Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) on the farm. GAPs are science-based, farm-level practices for keeping fresh produce safe.

GAPs training is for farm owners, workers and gardeners who grow, harvest and pack fresh vegetables for sale to all markets, including farmers markets, CSA, retail, schools, restaurants, or who donate produce to others.

Trainers include experienced produce farmers and UMN Extension staff who will cover all aspects of on-farm food safety.

New this year

Renewing the Countryside will host a farmer/buyer networking event after the GAPs training. Local farmers and buyers can connect one-on-one about what they’re interested in buying and what they grow and produce. Bring your business cards!

Agenda

  • 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., GAPs training (lunch included)
  • 2:15 - 3:15 p.m., Farmer/ buyer networking

Learn more about food safety on the farm

Cost

$15

If you need a scholarship to cover the cost of this course, please email jenri001@umn.edu before you register.

Registration

Registration closes 3 business days before the training date. No refunds will be issued for cancellations after registration closes. Cancellations prior to the close of registration will be fully refunded. In the event that a training is canceled due to weather or another circumstance such as illness, the course fees will be transferred to another date. If no other date is set, price will be fully refunded.

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