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On Farm GAP & Food Safety Workshops: Infrastructure Solutions & Food Safety Handling, Packaging, Storage and Transport

  • New Communities 801 Old Pretoria Road Albany, GA, 31721 United States (map)

New Communities, Global Growers, Common Market Georgia and the Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association present On-Farm GAP & Food Safety Workshops. The workshops will focus on practical farm infrastructure for small and limited-resource farms, packhouse management and wholesaler requirements for packaging.

When: June 29, 9am-12pm and 1pm-4pm

Topics Covered: The morning workshop will focus on practical farm infrastructure for small and limited-resource farms. In the afternoon, we will discuss packhouse management and wholesaler requirements for packaging. Each workshop will feature a classroom section related to GAP practices and certification along with farm tour highlighting hands-on examples. Feel free to come to one or both.

Who: Workshops geared toward small and limited resource farmers in Georgia.

Cost: Suggested $5 donation – funds go toward raffle of Wholesale Success.

How to register: Email billy@globalgrowers.org to receive complete schedule and driving directions. Free coffee, tea, lunch and food safety templates provided to all participants. You can register for one or both workshops.

This workshop is a partnership between Global Growers, Common Market Georgia and the Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association.

Earlier Event: June 28
CREATE Information Session
Later Event: June 29
Red, White and Blueberry!