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Food Safety for Vegetable Growers

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Food Safety for Vegetable Growers

Time: May 13, 2014 from 7pm to 9:30pm
Location: Niagara Room, Country Heritage Park
Street: 8560 Tremaine, Road, Milton
City/Town: Milton
Website or Map: http://www.farmstart.ca/progr…
Phone: 519-836-7046 x 103
Event Type: farming, workshop
Organized By: Cherie Bauman
Latest Activity: Apr 21, 2014

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Event Description

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food, and the Ontario Ministry Rural Affairs has tailored a food safety training program especially for small to mid scale vegetable production! This workshop will help you learn what food safety programs, resources, and practices are available. You will be given tools to help you assess your present farm practices, and develop an action plan to ensure safe practices. The workshop topics will include proper hygiene and sanitation, compost, and post water harvest use. OMAF staff will give you all the information you need to help you develop a basic food safety plan that you can later use to help market your products. There will be demonstrations, and you will receive a free copy of the 3-2-1 Assessment of Your Farm Operation for Food Safety DVD!

When: Tuesday, May 13, 7:00pm-9:30pm
Where: Niagara Room, Country Heritage Park, 8560 Tremaine, Road, Milton
Cost: $25.00  (+HST) per person
Registration: click here to register

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