$15 – $35

St. Lucie UF/IFAS Extension “Building Your Own Farm’s Food Safety Manual”

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Indian River Research & Education Center

2199 South Rock Road

Fort Pierce, FL 34945

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If you plan to develop a Food Safety Program for your fruit and/or vegetable farming operations, field or greenhouse, this one-day workshop is for you! Most intermediate or large chain store buyers now require some level of food safety program from each farm before they buy. Even smaller operations selling directly to consumers may be advised to develop a manual for their farm. This issue has become an important component of doing everyday business on today’s farms and will be even more important in the future. This class is intended for farmers beginning the process of developing a food safety plan. This class does not fulfill the new FDA FSMA requirement for one-time training.

The St. Lucie County University of Florida/IFAS Extension Service is offering a one-day workshop to help growers actually develop their own food safety manuals. When you complete this one day workshop, you will have built the main parts of your own food safety manual and will understand what is needed to complete your plan.

The class will be done on a computer using a web-based food safety manual development program. If needed one laptop will be provided per farm upon request and will be limited to 20 farms. Those farmers needing assistance on the computer can bring a computer-savvy helper.

The class will be held at the Indian River Research and Education Center 2199 South Rock Road, Ft. Pierce Fl. 34945. The registration fee is $35 for the first person representing a farm and $15 for an additional attendee from that farm. The registration fee includes refreshments and lunch for the day. This training and educational materials are supported with funding from a Specialty Crops Block Grant through the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

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If you would like to reserve a computer for the day please contact the St. Lucie County Extension @ (772) 462-1660 and ask for Ed. Or email eask@ufl.edu If you will not need a computer then please bring your own.

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