PORTLAND, Maine — Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) grower training will be offered April 11, 12:30–5:30 p.m. and April 12, 8 a.m.–noon, at the Marriott Courtyard Portland, 321 Commercial St., Portland. In addition, a skill-building session will be held April 12, 1–4 p.m..
The training is for fruit and vegetable growers, and others who want to learn about produce safety, the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs). The PSA course will satisfy the FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirement for farms.
The $40 per person fee includes training manual, PSA course certificate on completion and snacks. Register online. For more information or to request a disability accommodation, contact Theresa Tilton, 207.942.7396, firstname.lastname@example.org; or Jason Bolton, 207.581.1366, email@example.com.
The course is sponsored by University of Maine Cooperative Extension, University of New Hampshire Extension, University of Vermont Extension, Northeast Center to Advance Food Safety, New England Farmers Union, Local Food Safety Collaborative, and the Produce Safety Alliance.
—University of Maine Cooperative Extension
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