Wednesday, September 27, 2023
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Mercer County 1440 Parkside Avenue Ewing, NJ 08638
Meredith Melendez, Jennifer Matthews
From the Ground Up: Produce Safety Planning for Beginning Growers
Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Mercer County
1440 Parkside Avenue
Ewing, NJ 08638
$30.00 per person
Lunch is provided
Any questions contact Jenn Matthews at firstname.lastname@example.org or 609.675.4221
Who is this program for?
New and beginning fresh produce growers
Growers who want to improve produce safety practices on their farms
Growers who want to work to develop a food safety culture on their farm
Growers whose operations don’t fall under the FSMA Produce Safety Rule yet but who will as they expand.
Next generation growers taking over a family farm
Anyone thinking about starting fresh produce farm
Does your farm fall under the FSMA Produce Safety Rule? Find out at the link below.
Benefits of Attending the Workshop
Individuals who participate in this course will gain a basic understanding of:
-Food Safety Culture and Why It is Important
-Five Things Growers Can Do Right Away On Their Farm to Reduce Risk
-Cleaning and Sanitizing
-Key points of FSMA: PSR that growers need to know.
At the completion of this class attendees will receive a coupon code to attend a Food Safety Plan Writing Workshop on October 18, 2023 FREE of charge!
Sponsored by USDA NIFA FSMA Outreach to Small Farmers grant number 2022-70020-37591
*Funding for this statement, publication, press release, etc. was made possible, in part, by the Food and Drug Administration through grant 2022-70020-37591. The views expressed in written materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does any mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organization imply endorsement by the United States Government.*
the Food and Drug Administration through grant 2022-70020-37591, The United States Department of Agriculture through The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), the New Jersey Department of Agriculture
Brandi Williams, 856-451-2800, ext. 1