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  • Tue

    Food Safety and Building Wholesale Capacity

    9 am - 4 pmSandhill REC (Columbia)

    n this full-day workshop, Krista Morgan, Market Access Coordinator at CFSA, will share what farms should consider before scaling up business, and what adjustments need to be made before entering wholesale markets. She will also address how to choose which crops to grow based on market choice, how to choose the right wholesaler for your farm, and how to develop a good working relationship with your buyers.

    Kim Butz, Local Produce Safety Coordinator at CFSA, will provide an overview of the Harmonized GAP Food Safety Standard, which many wholesalers are requiring.  Kim will provide farmers with the tools necessary to reduce food safety risks, meet market requirements, and closely align with the FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirements. There will be discussions on GAP vs FSMA and how the two closely align.

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