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PASA Education Event - Creating a Farm Food Safety Manual

March 11, 2017 Farmer-to-Farmer Exchange Event

Event Overview
Location
  Lancaster Farm & Home Center                            
  Room 149                      
  1383 Arcadia Rd
  Lancaster, PA 17601 
Farm Food Safety Manual
Date & Time
  Saturday, March 11
  10am-4pm
Cost
  $30 Members
  $35 Non-members
Event Description
This training will cover key aspects of developing a customized food safety manual for your farm that complies with the USDA Harmonized GAP standards for field, harvest and post-harvest operations. We will take you step by step through the process, provide you with templates for your manual – food safety plan, risk assessments, standard operating procedures, and logs - and answer your questions. There will be a focus on streamlining your plan and your record keeping, and designing an efficient program.
Registration will be open from 1/28/2017 to 3/10/2017 at noon.
Speaker & Host Information
Lindsay Gilmour, Organic Planet LLC and GAP Food Safety Educator

Lindsay has more than 12 years in Value Chain Coordination, helping farmers meet the demands of the wholesale marketplace. Her current focus is GAP food safety education. She is trained in Produce GAPs Harmonized Food Safety Standards, is a qualified USDA internal auditor for the Harmonized Standards, and an internal auditor for ISO quality management systems for agricultural operations. She is a trainer for the FDA Produce Safety Rule, and is a “qualified individual” under the FDA Preventative Controls regulation. Lindsay is very excited about helping farmers work together to achieve food safety certification. She and Jeff Stoltzfus co-managed a USDA Pilot in PA, successfully shepherding 100+ Amish farmers through USDA Group GAP certification. In 2016 Lindsay worked on a project in Mississippi, creating a USDA approved ‘single-entity management’ food safety program for a small farm cooperative. She is currently working with Chesapeake Harvest in Maryland, helping them develop a Group GAP program for their grower network.

Jeff Stoltzfus, PSU Extension
FAQ
Do you allow walk-ins?
Yes! Walk-ins are welcome. Call (215) 804-4731 for more information.
Is there financial aid for this event?
Sorry, there is no scholarship for this specific event.
What should I prepare/bring with me to this event?
This event will be outside, so dress accordingly.
Bring a reusable water bottle to fill on site and stay hydrated.
Bring a note-taking device.
Remember your business cards- PASA events are an excellent networking opportunity.
Bring your questions! Make the most of this event by preparing several questions for the day.
Who do I contact if I have more questions about this event?
Please contact Aaron de Long at (215) 804-4731 or aaron@pasafarming.org for more information about this event.
Registrant Information



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