11 August 2018
09:00 am - 12:00 pm
South Chicago Farm
We will teach best practices for harvesting and post-harvesting crops to ensure both shelf-life and safety for your consumers. Learn how to set up your farm successfully to minimize health risks and to insure quality produce is headed to market. Participants will learn Good Agricultural Practice Standards and record keeping for passing a farm audit.
*Scholarship application available upon request; please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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Full Workshop Series Schedule:
Session 4: Grow Your Farm: Learn to “Seed” Crops, Mushrooms & Soil
Saturday, June 9th, 8:30am – 4:00pm
Session 5: Learn to Harvest, Post-Harvest Handling & Food Safety Practices
Saturday, July 14th, 10:00am – 4:00pm
Session 6: Bee Keeping 101
Saturday, August 11th, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Session 7: Bringing it All Together – Making Sure Your Ends Meet: Season Extension & Farm Financials 101
Saturday, September, 22nd, 9:00am – 4:00pm