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Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training for FSMA Compliance-Charles County

Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 - 8:00am to 4:30pm
Charles Soil District Office
Thursday 11/30 8:00AM – 4:30PM Charles Soil District Office 4200 Gardiner Rd, Waldorf, MD 20601 Who should attend? Farmers who... Need to comply with the FSMA produce safety rule, e.g., producers growing leafy greens, tomatoes, berries, cucumber, etc. Are exempt from the rule but need to comply due...

Advanced Good Agricultural Practices/Good Handling Practices for Fruit & Vegetable Producers Training

Monday, Mar. 27, 2017 - 8:30am to 4:00pm
Maryland Department of Agriculture (Downstairs Conference Room)
ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Maryland Department of Agriculture, University of Maryland Extension, and University of Maryland will be conducting an advanced food safety training workshop for fruit and vegetable producers on Monday, March 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Maryland Department of...

Appalachia Grows: Small Farms Conference - RESCHEDULED

Saturday, Apr. 9, 2016 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Garrett College Continuing Education Building
Rescheduled for April 9! New location - Garrett College Travel Directions at link below. Join us for a Small Farms Conference for the tri-state area! Who should attend? Anyone interested in farming, producing food or farm products, currently farming and want to expand or diversify, or just want to...

Coastal Sunbelt Produce: Working with Distributors

Friday, Mar. 20, 2015 - 10:30am to 1:30pm
Coastal Sunbelt Produce
As demand grows for locally grown food, distributors are looking for ways to create successful working relationships with farmers around their hubs. This field event will include an extensive tour of the state-of-the-art facility of Coastal Sunbelt Produce, one of the largest produce distributors...

Starting a Farm Enterprise in Maryland: Checklist (FS-946)

This factsheet contains a listing of important resources as you consider developing a new farm enterprise.

Eastern Shore GAP Workshop

Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Eastern Shore Hospital Center
Eastern Shore GAP Workshop – Food Safety Trainings for Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Producers This one day workshop is for producers who want to understand how to meet current and future U.S. Food and Drug Administration food safety requirements and seeking Good Agricultural Practice (GAP)...
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