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67 Merchants Row
Rutland, VT, 05701
United States

(802) 417-1528

Rutland Area Farm and Food Link (RAFFL) promotes local food knowledge, production and market opportunities for farmers and community members throughout our region.

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An online community of farmers in the Rutland region hosted by the Rutland Area Farm and Food Link

12/8: Practical Food Safety Workshop @ Wood's in Brandon

RAFFL

Write a Practical Food Safety Plan for your farm before the 2012 season!  It's NOT TOO LATE to join UVM Extension's and NOFA-Vermont's Practical Food Safety Workshop on Wednesday, December 7th at Screaming Ridge Farm in Montpelier OR  Thursday, December 8th at Woods Market Garden in Brandon. See details and registration at http://uvm.us4.list-manage.com/track/click?u=04b6d0035f5e8d3f1951ceb13&id=b18b06de0c&e=0985f525f5

This is a great chance get up to speed on Food Safety concerns while concisely articulating your existing practices that minimize food safety risk while increasing product quality and farm efficiency.   You will leave this workshop with a concise plan (for you, your customers and your employees) and many resources! Note:  Although this workshop could help you prepare for a Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) audit certification, it is designed for farmers who do NOT intend to become GAP certified in the near future. The workshop is appropriate for both organic and conventional growers.

Please Fax 802-434-4154 or email info@nofavt.org  your registration by this Friday, December 2 to: Barbara Richardson, PO Box 697, 14 Pleasant Street, Richmond, VT 05477 Questions about registration? Call Barbara at: 802-434-4122

To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Ginger Nickerson at (802) 249-6701 or gnickers@uvm.edu, by December2, 2011 so we may assist you.