Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) Grower Training
Monday, December 9, 2019
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
$20 (includes meals, course materials and AFDO certificate)
Doubletree by Hilton
700 Elm St, Manchester, NH 03101 (directions)
One day ahead of New England Fruit and Vegetable Conference, at the same venue.
Who Should Attend
Fruit and vegetable growers and others interested in learning about produce safety, the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule, Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs), and co-management of natural resources and food safety.
This training satisfies the FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirement for covered farms that “at least one supervisor or responsible party” completes “food safety training … recognized as adequate” by FDA (21 C.F.R. §112.22(c)).
To register for the course, click here.
Contact Virginia Jaquish for more information, to request a disability-related accommodation, or to note any dietary restrictions. Email firstname.lastname@example.org, phone (802) 751-8307 x351.
8:00 AM Registration and Refreshments
8:30 AM Welcome, Introductions, Course Expectations and Pre-Evaluation
9:00 AM Module 1: Introduction to Produce Safety
10:00 AM Module 2: Worker Health, Hygiene, and Training
10:45 AM Break
11:00 AM Module 3: Soil Amendments
11:45 AM Lunch
12:30 PM Module 4: Wildlife, Domesticated Animals, and Land Use
1:15 PM Module 5: Agricultural Water – Part I: Production Water
2:15 PM Break
2:30 PM Module 5: Agricultural Water – Part 2: Postharvest Water
3:15 PM Module 6: Postharvest Handling and Sanitation
3:45 PM Module 7: How to Develop a Farm Food Safety Plan
4:45 PM Final Questions, Closing Statements and Post-Evaluations
5:00 PM Adjourn