Food Safety Plan Workshop
Most intermediate or large chain store buyers now require some level of food safety program from each farm before they buy. Even smaller operations selling directly to consumers may be advised to develop a manual for their farm. This issue has become an important component of doing everyday business on today’s farms and will be even more important in the future.
The University of Florida/IFAS Cooperative Extension Service is offering a one day workshop to help growers actually develop their own food safety manuals. When you complete this one day workshop, you will have built the main parts of your own food safety manual.
The classes will be done on a computer (one laptop provided per farm if needed) and will be limited to 15 farms, using a web-based food safety manual development program. Those farmers needing assistance on the computer can bring a computer savvy helper.
This training is supported with funding from a Specialty Crops Block Grant through the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
Date: April 27, 2016 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Location: UF/IFAS Duval County Extension Office | 1010 N. McDuff Ave., Jacksonville, FL 32254 | (386)362-1725 ext. 102
Admission: $35.00 for the first person representing a farm and $15.00 for an additional attendee. The registration fee includes refreshments and lunch for the day.
Event website: food-safety-workshop-duval.eventbrite.com