CSA farm stand, tent with vendor and boxes of fresh vegetables


Farm and Food Safety Regulations- Updates and info. session

  • Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

April 18th 6pm-8pm- Join us at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schuyler County in the OFA (Office for the Aging) Café. The purpose of this workshop is to provide farmers and food producers an overview of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), Good Agricultural Practices (GAP), Good Handling Practices (GHP) and Harmonized GAP (HGAP). What are the Benefits to Food Safety Certification? Is your Farm Exempt? What are the key requirements and compliance dates? Stephanie Mehlenbacher, Horticulture Educator, of Cornell Cooperative Extension in Steuben County will be discussing all of these topics and answering your questions. This workshop is free to attend and there will be light snacks provided. Registration link here https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/FarmandFoodSafteyRegulations_244 Contact Stephanie Mehlenbacher (CCE Steuben) sms64@cornell.edu or call 607-664-2574 on specific topic details. To learn more about the certifications and regulations please visit https://producesafetyalliance.cornell.edu/



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Roger Ort
Local Foods and Agriculture Educator