SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Our full-day workshop will guide you through the basics of farm food safety and how to get started with GAP. We will answer the why behind it, the hows of preparation, and what to expect for the audit. The SCDA team will highlight agritourism and market development opportunities and provide tips and strategies for value-added and maximizing your market capacity. Questions about your fruit and vegetable production or how to scale up? Andy will be here to talk about Extension and Outreach and the services he can provide.
- Farm Food Safety and Good Agricultural Practices (GAP)
- Market development and opportunities
- Agritourism and ACRE – Agribusiness Center for Research and Entrepreneurship
- Clemson Extension Services
- Keisha Rainey, CFSA – Local Produce Safety Coordinator
- Kyle Player, SCDA – Agribusiness Center for Research and Entrepreneurship (ACRE)
- Andy Rollins, Clemson University – Cooperative Extension Commercial Fruit and Vegetable Agent
- Katie Pfeiffer, SCDA – Market Development Coordinator
- Michael Cranford, SCDA – Agricultural Marketing Specialist
- Register Now
- FREE, but registration is required to attend.
- Max capacity: 20
- Registration closes on Sept. 12.
- Lunch included. Thank you to PAL of Spartanburg for providing lunch.
Location: Spartanburg Community College | 107 Community College Dr, Spartanburg, SC 29303
Funding for the project Growing Local Food Capacity from Field to Plate was made possible by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service through grant AM170100XXXXG084. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the USDA
–Carolina Farm Stewardship Association