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THREE FREE June Post Harvest Handling Workshop and Webinars!
June 7, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Are you looking for ways to minimize risks on your farm? Are you looking to understand what wholesale buyers are looking for from your farm? Do you want to improve your packshed efficiency and the shelf life of your harvests?
All of these questions and more can be answered if you attend the exciting and informative series of workshops we are hosting on how to get your produce from the farm to the wholesalers while minimizing food safety risks.
Our mission is to help improve the quality and safety of your produce from soil to sale! This work is made possible by a grant from USDA NIFA Food Safety Outreach Project.
June 1st 4 pm – 6 pm EST A webinar exploring harvesting, packing, grading, and packaging techniques to meet industry standards for quality and shelf-life, and to understand the processes affecting product quality. Register here https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIud-2gqz4qG9ylroH8YZoxIWGWCZfwnJ3r
June 7th 10 am – 1 pm EST An on-farm experiential workshop where you will work on learning to put post-harvest handling theory into practice on the farm. This will be held at Deep Roots Farm in southern Maryland. Experienced trainer, Trish Tripp, of Artisan Food Solutions will lead participants in an exploration of all things post-harvest. A post-harvest handling and food safety expert, Tripp has helped more than 200 growers add value to their farms, through similar workshops and individualized technical assistance. Register here https://www.eventbrite.com/e/field-day-post-harvest-handling-and-produce-safety-at-deep-roots-farm-tickets-328793589477
June 27th 12 pm – 1:30 pm EST A produce Buyers Panel where you will learn from a panel of wholesalers and distributors about what they are looking for from their farmers in terms of quality and food safety. We will have panelists from 4P Foods, Common Market, Sweet Green and Wegmans! Come prepared with your burning questions for these industry leaders.
Register here https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcqfu6gqjsuHtJLShS1tDM-sWrJ78PNoQce