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UC ANR Urban Ag Workshop: Food Safety Basics for Urban Farmers

  • Second Chance 6145 Imperial Avenue San Diego, CA, 92114 United States (map)

UC ANR Urban Ag Workshop: Food Safety Basics for Urban Farmers

Are you an urban farmer growing food for sale or other distribution in your community? This special one-day workshop on Thursday, April 26, 2018 from 9 am to 4 pm is designed to guide urban farmers through common food safety principles and challenges. Participants will learn:

  • California laws related to community food producers and food safety;
  • How to develop a Food Safety Plan;
  • How to assess and minimize risk of contamination on the farm, including discussion of water sources, rainwater catchment, animal husbandry, wildlife intrusion and use of manure and compost;
  • Sanitation and post-harvest handling;
  • Worker health and hygiene.

The cost is $20, which includes a resource packet, refreshments, and lunch. Pre-registration is required. Space is limited, so reserve your spot now! 

Register now at http://ucanr.edu/sdurbanag2018

This is the fourth in a series of four San Diego County workshops that will be held on 3/23, 4/5, 4/19, and 4/26, covering additional urban agriculture topics.

http://ucanr.edu/sites/UrbanAg/