Calendar of Events

Event Information:

  • Fri

    Best Practices for Field Harvesting and Post-Harvest Handling of Vegetables (for quality and food safety)

    8:30 am- 5:00 pm City Roots, Columbia, SC

    This purpose of this training is to guide participants in developing skills that are key to success in the marketplace, including in harvesting, washing, cooling and packing methods for different types of vegetables that yield a high quality product and minimize food safety risks. Based on feedback from our previous Wholesale Success trainings, in addition to critical information on best harvest- and post-harvest handling practices to meet market standards, participants will gain first-hand experience in the field and processing shed with harvesting and processing various types of vegetables.

    Cost to attend the workshop for the general public is $10. Registration includes a Wholesale Success manual and a local foods lunch. Registration is limited to 45 participants.

Our Mission

To support promotional, research, and educational efforts for improving the marketing and quality of production of fresh fruit, vegetable, and specialty crops grown in South Carolina.

Join Today