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Soil, Compost, and GAP Readiness Workshop

April 30 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

FREE

What: FREE Soil, Compost, and GAP Readiness Workshop hosted by Jenny Jack Sun Farm, Extension, GFVGA, Global Growers, USDA-NRCS, Cooper Ag, and Georgia Organics.

Each participant will receive templates and instructions on how to document for GAP/FSMA, participate in a food safety walk and talk around the farm, free lunch, and one-on-one and group consultation from Extension, USDA-NRCS and GFVGA.

When: Monday, April 30th from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm

A.M. – Soil Testing and Compost 101

Soil testing explanation and How-To

How-to fill in and use soil/compost records for FSMA/GAP

Farmer led discussion and hands-on opportunities to learn what they do and how they do it to build compost and promote soil health on the farm

FREE LUNCH

P.M. – GAP Readiness

– A food safety expert from GFVGA will walk and talk participants around White Oak Pastures vegetable operation. They’ll talk about what a GAP Auditor looks for and how farmers can take steps to strengthen their food safety programs

– A food safety plan template will be provided

Questions???? billy@globalgrowers.org or 773-343-6053

* This workshop is limited to 25 participants *

This workshop is supported by the GA Small Farm Food Safety Campaign from USDA-NIFA

Details

Date:
April 30
Time:
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Cost:
FREE
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/soil-compost-and-gap-readiness-workshop-jenny-jack-sun-farm-tickets-43575733191

Organizers

Cooper Ag Services
UGA Sustainable Agriculture
USDA NRCS
Global Growers
Georgia Organics’

Venue

Jenny Jack Sun Farms
603 White Cemetery Road
Pine Mountain, GA 31822 United States
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