University of Maryland Extension

food safety

Planning an International Trip? - Book Author Discussion with Allan Daly

Wednesday, Jul. 17, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore County
Travelers can take charge of their own food safety and demand that it be a top priority because the ravages of foodborne illness can destroy vacations... at best. Deathly Ill is a soon to be published, true adventure about M. Allan Daly’s quest to make food safer for travelers visiting Latin...

Baltimore County, UME EXPO

Sunday, Jun. 2, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore County
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore County is hosting an EXPO showcasing; Farmers Market, Agriculture, Games, Cow Pie Bingo, Demonstrations, Food and Fun Some of the special interest topics include; Precision Agriculture Homeowner Stormwater Practices No-Cook Jam Healthy Gardens GMOs Join...
blue catfish
Since a recent purchasing agreement by state agencies made it possible to sell the invasive blue catfish to state institutions, Cathy Liu and Erin Carney of the University of Maryland Extension have...

FOOD SAFETY TRAINING FOR FSMA PRODUCE SAFETY RULE COMPLIANCE

Monday, Apr. 29, 2019 - 8:00am to 4:30pm
Maryland Department of Agriculture
Monday April 29, 2019 8:00AM – 4:30 PM Maryland Department of Agriculture 50 Harry S Truman Parkway Annapolis MD 21401 To Register: https://4-29-19-fsma.eventbrite.com Who should attend? Farmers who... Need to comply with the FSMA produce safety rule, e.g., producers growing leafy greens, tomatoes...

Basic GAP - Good Agricultural Practices Training

Monday, Mar. 18, 2019 - 8:30am to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore City Office
Who should attend: This one-day workshop is highly recommended for small- and large-scale fruit and vegetable producers who want to understand how to meet basic U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) food safety requirements and/or are considering Good Agricultural Practice (GAP) certification...

Basic GAP - Basic Good Agricultural Practices Training - 1.8.19

Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 - 8:30am to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Frederick County
Who should attend: This one-day workshop is highly recommended for small- and large-scale fruit and vegetable producers who want to understand how to meet basic U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) food safety requirements and/or are considering Good Agricultural Practice (GAP) certification...

FOOD SAFETY IN YOUR SCHOOL GARDENS, CLASSROOMS, AND GREENHOUSES

As interest in educating students about gardening and food production increases, it will be helpful to outline food safety principles in school settings. This fact sheet uses a pre-existing University of Maryland Extension fact sheet and expands it to include more information on rain barrels, lead...

Packing Methods for Freezing Foods, A Guide to Packing Foods before Freezing

There are several ways to pack fruits, vegetables, and meats for freezing. Packing helps to retain the flavor of the foods and minimizes textural changes in foods during freezing. This fact sheet shares tips on freezing fruits, vegetables, meat, poultry, and fish.

Grow it, Eat It, Freeze It, The Basics of Freezing Foods at Home

Food preservation creates a sustainable supply of food throughout the year. When consumers purchase food to preserve, it means less food waste for the farmer. Freezing is a simple, quick and convenient method to preserve food. This publication shares the basics of freezing food at home.

Home Canning Jams and Jellies

Monday, May. 21, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
28647 Old Quantico Rd., Salisbury, MD-21801
Learn how to safely preserve summer bounty at home while enjoying the fresh flavors of home cooked food. University of Maryland Wicomico county is introducing three food preservation workshops on canning, drying, fermentation, freezing, and pickling. The workshop includes hands-on experience of...

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