Remote Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training Course - Dec 2021
December 8 - December 9, 2021
12pm - 5pm
PSA Registration : $30.00
(addl attendee $30.00 ea.)
HostEastern New York Commercial Horticulture
518 650 5323
email Elisabeth Hodgdon
A grower training course developed by the Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) that meets the regulatory requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) for farms subject to the Produce Safety Rule. All farms are welcome to attend to learn about recommended food safety practices for growing, handling, and storing fresh produce. Course registration fee includes a course manual and certificate of course completion by the Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO).
The course consists of the following modules:
- Introduction to Produce Safety
- Worker Health, Hygiene, and Training
- Soil Amendments
- Wildlife, Domesticated Animals, and Land Use
- Agricultural Water (Part I: Production Water)
- Agricultural Water (Part II: Post-Harvest Water)
- Postharvest Handling and Sanitation
- How to Develop a Farm Food Safety Plan
- What to Expect After the Training: On-Farm Readiness Reviews and Inspections in NYS
Note that this is a remote delivery (Zoom) course. Participants must have access to a device (computer or tablet) connected to broadband internet with functioning microphone and video camera capabilities. High-speed internet (>25 Mbps download, >3 Mbps upload) is recommended. Participant engagement will be monitored throughout the course via audio, visual, and written methods. In order to receive a certificate of course completion, participants must be engaged and present for the entirety of all modules.
Please provide the address at which you will be able to receive your course manual between Nov. 20 and Dec. 7. Manuals will be shipped to you via UPS (PO Boxes not accepted). To receive a certificate of course completion, you must have your course manual on hand during both days of our course.
This class is now full. Thank you!
Contact Elisabeth Hodgdon (email@example.com or 518-650-5323) with questions and requests for course accommodations.
Funding for this course was provided in part by the Northeast Center to Advance Food Safety and the Northern NY Agricultural Development Program.
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