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Soil, Compost, and GAP Readiness Workshop
May 11 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pmFREE
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
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???? firstname.lastname@example.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