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Soil, Compost, and GAP Readiness Workshop

April 27 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

FREE

What: FREE Soil, Compost, and GAP Readiness Workshop hosted by White Oak Pastures, 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 walk and talk around the farm as a Food Safety Expert explains what a GAP auditor is looking for, free lunch, and one-on-one and group consultation from Extension, USDA-NRCS and GFVGA.

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 promote soil health on the farm and build compost

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

Organizers

Global Growers
Georgia Organics’
Cooper Ag Services
Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association
UGA Extension
UGA Sustainable Agriculture
Produce Safety Services
USDA NRCS

Venue

White Oak Pastures
22775 US Highway 27
Bluffton, GA 39824 United States
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Phone:
(229) 641-2081
Website:
http://www.whiteoakpastures.com/