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Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) online training

Event information

Date

Add to Calendar 2022-01-26 13:00:00 2022-01-26 16:30:00 Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) online training This 3.5 hour fully-online interactive course will provide a deep-dive into Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) on the farm. GAPs are science-based, farm-level practices for keeping fresh produce safe. This training is strongly encouraged for farm owners, workers and gardeners who grow, harvest and pack fresh vegetables for sales to all markets, including at farmers’ markets, CSA, retail, schools, restaurants, or who donate produce to others. Trainers will include experienced produce farmers and UMN Extension staff and will cover all aspects of on-farm food safety. All participants entered to win a handwashing stand for their operation. All attendees who participate in the full training will be issued certificates of attendance and entered to win a kit with handwashing stand materials. Instructors Annalisa Hultberg, U of MN Extension food safety educator Katie Drewitz, U of MN Extension educator Jane Jewett, WillowSedge Farm and Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture Learn more about food safety on the farm America/Chicago public

Time

Central time

Location

Webinar

Contact

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

This 3.5 hour fully-online interactive course will provide a deep-dive into Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) on the farm. GAPs are science-based, farm-level practices for keeping fresh produce safe.

This training is strongly encouraged for farm owners, workers and gardeners who grow, harvest and pack fresh vegetables for sales to all markets, including at farmers’ markets, CSA, retail, schools, restaurants, or who donate produce to others. Trainers will include experienced produce farmers and UMN Extension staff and will cover all aspects of on-farm food safety.

All participants entered to win a handwashing stand for their operation. All attendees who participate in the full training will be issued certificates of attendance and entered to win a kit with handwashing stand materials.

Instructors

  • Annalisa Hultberg, U of MN Extension food safety educator
  • Katie Drewitz, U of MN Extension educator
  • Jane Jewett, WillowSedge Farm and Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture

Learn more about food safety on the farm

Cost

$15

Registration

Registration is required. This training will be conducted via Zoom, a link will be sent to registered participants.
Scholarships for course fee available upon request. Please email Katie Drewitz at wins0115@umn.edu. No refunds will be issued for cancellations after registration closes. Cancellations prior to the close of registration will be fully refunded.

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