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Soil, Compost, and GAP Readiness Workshop

May 11 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

FREE

What: FREE Soil, Compost, and GAP Readiness Workshop hosted by Mayflor 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: Friday, May 11th 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:
May 11
Time:
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cost:
FREE
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/soil-compost-and-gap-readiness-workshop-mayflor-farms-tickets-43752200008

Organizers

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

Venue

Mayflor Farms
1206 Old Conyers Road
Stockbridge, GA 30281 United States
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