Mar
5
Sat
Postharvest Handling & On-Farm Food Safety Workshop with Atina Diffley @ Southeast Community College
Mar 5 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Postharvest Handling and On-Farm Food Safety Workshop

Participating producers will receive a free copy of the Wholesale Success manual (if they did not receive a book at the previous training). Normally an $80 value, this 300+ page manual is newly updated, revised, and in its third printing. Wholesale Success covers up-to-date best practices information on food safety, postharvest handling, packing, business management, marketing, and crop-specific profiles for over 100 crops.

See attached Atina Diffley Flyer

Learn about:

Aligning produce food safety to your buyers’ demands

Human Health and Hygiene

Harvest, Postharvest & Transportation Policies and Practice

 

Saturday, March 5, 2016

8:30-9:00 – Registration and Networking

9:00-10:30 – Identify Your Needs and Systems

10:45-12:15 – Focused Plan for Maximum Results

12:15-1:15 – Lunch catered by Prairie Plate

1:15-2:45 – Land Use, Water, and Fertility – Risk

Assessment Aligned with Conservation Practices

3:00-4:30 – Maximize Postharvest Quality and Address Food Safety

 

Where: 301 South 68th Place, Lincoln, NE 68510

Cost: $25 to cover meal costs

Registration: 402.437.2700 – Southeast Community College, or send completed registration form to SCC

Contact: Jeremiah Picard or Matt Gregory –  402.476.8815 training@nebraskafarmersunion.org

Bring 3 copies of your Farm Map: Pen sketch, copy of survey or satellite image from online maps.