NIAGARA CO., N.Y. — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Niagara County (CCE) is hosting a free virtual Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) farm food safety training on Monday, December 14th, from 8:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Farm food safety is common-sense practices organized to assist farmers to improve their skill set to continue to grow safe and healthy food.
This one-day programming will be an educational training on farm food safety principles and practices to provide the background and information for farmers to understand how to minimize the risk of food born disease contamination.
Preregistration is required. To register, visit cceniagaracounty.org/gapstraining. For more information contact Amanda Henning at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 716-433-8839.
A second virtual training will be offered in January for those who want help with writing a farm food safety plan. If you want to be certified under the GAPs program, a farm food safety plan is needed for the audit.
This training is sponsored by the Niagara County Farm to School Program at CCE Niagara County.
About Cornell Cooperative Extension:
Cornell Cooperative Extension puts knowledge to work in pursuit of economic vitality, ecological sustainability, and social well-being. We bring local experience and research-based solutions together, helping New York State families and communities thrive in our rapidly changing world. Cornell Cooperative Extension in Niagara County is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities and provides equal program and employment opportunities. To learn more about CCE-Niagara County, please visit cceniagaracounty.org.
–Cornell Cooperative Extension of Niagara County