Upcoming Workshop: On-Farm Food Safety

On-farm food safety

Attention Food Producers: 

Farms at Work is hosting an OMAF On-Farm Food Safety Certification Workshop

When: Monday April 14, 2014

Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Where: Centreville Presbyterian Church - 1679 Zion Line Millbrook, ON

Cost: $50 (includes lunch and workshop materials)

If you are growing and selling food, minimizing your on-farm food safety risks is a high priority.  If you have on-farm workers or are scaling up, it becomes even more important to have routines in place.  Come to this workshop to learn practical approaches from OMAF staff to address your 3 top on-farm food safety risks- worker practices, water use and cleaning and sanitation, as well as information on funding to help you implement your food safety plans.

You will receive the following on-farm food safety resources:

  • On-farm Food Safety Good Agricultural Practices manual ($25 value)
  • 9 different Food Safety posters
  • USB with useful Factsheets and food safety resources
  • Certificate for the workshop attended
  • Self-assessments and action plans to help strengthen your Growing Forward 2 application

Pre-registration is required, and seating is limited.

To buy tickets: www.onfarmfoodsafety.eventbrite.ca

For more details, contact: jay@farmsatwork.ca  | (705) 743-7671