RALEIGH — North Carolina State University and North Carolina Cooperative Extension are partnering with the Center for Environmental Farming Systems/North Carolina Growing Together Project (CEFS/NCGT), Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA) and other partners to deliver workshops across the state with the aim of providing farmers with the tools to reduce food safety risks and meet market requirements.
The Navigating the USDA GAP Audit workshop, will combine classroom and on-farm instruction to provide producers with the tools needed to identify potential food safety concerns, as well as strategies to minimize potential contamination. Available resources, including consulting services, will be provided to growers who participate to assist with the implementation of an effective on-farm food safety program. Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance to fulfill training verification for those undergoing a GAP audit.
Presenter: Patricia Tripp, Local Food Safety Manager, CFSA
Support for this program provided by NC Growing Together, a Center for Environmental Farming Systems initiative, funded by the United States Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, grant #2013-68004-20363. http://www.ncgrowingtogether.org. Additional support provided by the National Association of Conservation Districts.
Wake Soil and Water Conservation District
4001-D Carya Drive Raleigh, NC 27610
Registration (includes lunch):
$15 Carolina Farm Stewardship Association Members (log in to receive your member discount, or call 919.542.2402)
Registration deadline is September 4 Cancellations and refund requests will be accepted until the registration deadline.
Presented By: The Carolina Farm Stewardship Association, NC Growing Together, and NC Cooperative Extension
Co-Hosted By: Wake Soil and Water Conservation District, and Wake County
— Carolina Farm Stewardship Association
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