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Soil, Compost, and GAP Readiness Workshop
April 27 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pmFREE
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
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