Friday, March 7, 2014

Understand Food Safety and Putting it into Action on Your Farm

Have you been wondering what all this Food Safety and Food Modernization talk is all about?  Perhaps some of your customers have asked you how you address food safety on your farm.  This 2-day workshop is meant to teach just that. By the end of it on the second day, we want you to be well on your way to completing a food safety plan for your farm, which is he first step to getting food safety certified. Thanks to a grant through the USDA we can offer this training free of charge.  At the workshop we will feed you lunch both days and provide over $50 worth of materials that will assist you in practicing food safety on your farm.

The workshop will be held March 14th and 15th at the Lincoln University Urban Impact Center, 1028 Paseo Kansas City, MO 64106 (parking is off of 10th st. on the West side of Paseo).

Day 1 - 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Why food safety?
What is food safety?
From the field to delivery
Food Safety Modernization act
Water and Sanitation
Compost and manure
Record keeping
Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Audit Process

Day 2 -  9:00 am - 2pm
Starting a food safety plan for your farm
Getting a GAPS Audit

Instructors include:
Patrick Byers, University of Missouri
Miranda Duschack, Lincoln University
Shon Bishop, Lincoln University
Katie Nixon, Lincoln University
Doug Goodson, USDA
This workshop is FREE.  SPACE IS LIMITED. Please bring a laptop computer (if you have one) to start writing your plan.

To guarantee your spot and lunch registration deadline is March 7th Register with Katie Nixon at 816-809-5074.

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