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Western Region Master Class- Back to Basics Series: Harvesting and Packing Systems

PASA Master Class Back to the Basics: Harvesting and Packing Systems Thursday, July 12 6:00pm-8:30pm Harvest Valley Farms Valencia, PA 16059 Allegheny County Cost: $10 PASA Members, $15 Non-members Presented by experienced vegetable grower Art King of Harvest Valley Farms, this demonstration-based workshop will include a tour of the King's farm, washing, packing, and storage facilities and introduce best-practices for managing a variety of crops for multiple sales channels. Art will share his techniques and equipment for washing and grading lines, cooling produce through refrigeration and the use of ice, harvesting containers, packing, and display. Learn techniques and strategies for keep produce fresh for sale through farmers markets, wholesale, and CSA.
When Jul 12, 2012
from 06:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Where Harvest Valley Farms: Allegheny Co.
Contact Name
Contact Phone 412-365-2987

Harvest Valley Farms Crates

Harvest Valley Farms
125 Ida Lane
Valencia, PA 16059

Cost: $10 PASA Members, $15 Non-members


Presented by experienced vegetable grower Art King of Harvest Valley Farms, this demonstration-based workshop will include a tour of the King's farm, washing, packing, and storage facilities and introduce best-practices for managing a variety of crops for multiple sales channels.

Art will share his techniques and equipment for washing and grading lines, cooling produce through refrigeration and the use of ice, harvesting containers, packing, and display.  Learn techniques to keep produce fresh for sale through farmers markets, wholesale, and CSA.

This Master Class is part of of the 2012 Back to Basics Learning Series. Over the course of the 2012 season, the PASA Western Region will be offering a series of Master Classes, Field Days, Farm Tours, and Networking Potlucks to bring people together around topics related to the foundations of  sustainable farming.  These programs are great learning and networking opportunities for aspiring and beginning farmers, and even experienced farmers looking for some new ideas!  Farm apprentices and interns are especially welcome.

Pre-Registration Required. Please Register Here.

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