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Water Testing and Employee Training Workshop (FREE)

  • Healthy Living Farm 3810 Gillionville Road Albany, GA, 31721 United States (map)

WhatFREE Water Testing and Employee Training Workshop hosted by Healthy Living Farm, Extension, GFVGA, Global Growers, USDA-NRCS, Cooper Ag, and Georgia Organics Each participant will receive templates and instructions on how to document for GAP/FSMA, an opportunity for a water test cost share, free lunch, and one-on-one and group consultation from Extension and GFVGA.


A.M. - Water Testing and Water System Inspection 101

- How to fill in and use water testing/ag die off/system inspection records for FSMA/GAP

- Irrigation discussion and technical assistance opportunities from USDA-NRCS

- How to take and read your water test and next steps 

- Participants qualify for a $40 water test cost-share


P.M. - Employee Training 101

- Interactive session demonstrating employee training practices

- Distribution of employee training video resources, farm signs, and employee training templates

- The when, why, where and how of employee training and demonstration on how to document for FSMA/GAP

- Discussion on food storage best practices: temperatures, ethylene gas food sensitivities, etc.

Questions???? or 773-343-6053

* This workshop is limited to 15 participants *

Earlier Event: February 18
Holistic Nutrition with Chef Zu