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Introduction to Food Safety - Two Day Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) Training

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2-Day Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) Training

  • Monday, February 10, 2020, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday, February 11, 2020, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Registration is required. Deadline to register is Saturday, February 1st.

Register online: https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/gapstraining2019_245

Introduction to Food Safety - Two Day Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) Training

GAP is a voluntary program that verifies the safe growing, handling, packing and holding of produce. More institutions, including schools and other distributors of produce are seeking GAP certification. By completing the two day training you will LEARN:

  • How to Identify Food Safety Risks on Your Farm
  • Strategies to Mitigate the Risks
  • How to Satisfy Food Safety Requirements for Farm to School
  • How to Create a Food Safety Plan for Your Farm

This two day GAP training will prepare you for the next step should you need/qualify for further certification.

NYS Ag & Markets inspectors will be present to help answer questions.

Limited number of scholarships available on first come, first served.

Fee

COST: $100—includes materials on an USB stick* & food for 2 attendees. *Let us know if you need printed materials and/or have any food allergies*

Contact

Judy Wright
Sr. Agriculture Economic Specialist
jlw24@cornell.edu
315-539-9251 ext. 109

Location

Vince’s Park
Corner of Rte 318 and 5 & 20
Seneca Falls, New York 13148

Last updated November 4, 2019