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Our Produce Grower Training schedule for Native American farmers and food businesses is updated as details are finalized.

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What to Expect at the Produce Grower Training Course

  • Fruit and vegetable growers who plan to sell produce in the marketplace must meet the Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Safety Rule requirement that requires “At least one supervisor or responsible party for your farm must have successfully completed food safety training equivalent to that received under standardized curriculum recognized by the Food and Drug Administration.”
  • Participants will learn about FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirements and details on how to develop a farm food safety plan.
  • Participants will be eligible to receive a certificate that verifies they have completed the training course.
  • To receive a certificate, a participant must be present for the entire training and submit the appropriate paperwork to their trainer at the end of the course.
  • There is NO COST to attend the course. Limited travel scholarships are available. First come first served.
  • Lunch will be provided on both days of the training.

 

Register now or ask about a travel scholarship by sending an email with name and address to Sandy Martini at smartini@uark.edu.

 

Upcoming FOOD SAFETY TRAININGS:

 

 

 

August 2017

 

 

 

August 30

8 am – 5 pm

FDA FSMA Produce Grower Food Safety Training

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
2401 12th Street NW
Chaco III Room
Albuquerque, NM 87104

 

 

September 2017

 

September 6

8 am – 5 pm

FDA FSMA Produce Grower Food Safety Training

Wildhorse Resort Casino
46510 Wildhorse Blvd
Tucannon/Palouse Room
Pendleton, OR 97801

 

September 19

8 am – 5 pm

FDA FSMA Produce Grower Food Safety Training

EBCI Cooperative Extension Center
876 Acquoni Rd
Cherokee, NC 28719

 

September 25

Portland, OR (FDA FSMA Grower Training)

 

 

October 2017

 

October 2

Green Bay, Wis. (FDA FSMA Grower Training)

 

October 24

Seneca, NY (FDA FSMA Grower Training)

 

November 2017

 

November 14

Norman, Okla. (FDA FSMA Grower Training)

 

November 16

Elton, La. (FDA FSMA Grower Training)

 

December 2017

 

December 10

Las Vegas, NV (FDA FSMA Train the Trainer, FSPCA and Animal Feed training event, pre-IAC meeting event)

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