Fresh Produce Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Workshop Series

Fresh Produce Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Workshop Series To Register: http://go.ncsu.edu/harnettgap2016 Registration Deadline: November 25 Registration Payment: Registration is $40 (check or money order ONLY; made payable to Harnett County Cooperative Extension) and includes lunch both days. Registration Information: Space is limited. In order to secure your space on the tour, your registration fee is required within 10 [...]

2016-11-26T15:27:07-05:00December 6th, 2016|, |

NCGT Offers Resources, Food Safety Training for Cheesemakers and Dairy Producers

Packaging chevre at Buffalo Creek Farm and Creamery October/November 2016 -- In October, NC Growing Together offered a day-long training for cheesemakers and dairy producers focusing on the basics of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) and food safety planning. More than 25 producers attended the workshop at North Carolina Agricultural and [...]

2018-09-15T09:59:49-04:00November 10th, 2016|NCGT News|

Artisanal, Safe and Efficient: The Way Forward for Dairy Producers

Artisanal, Safe and Efficient: The Way Forward for Dairy Producers Register Online: http://go.ncsu.edu/dairy-haccp-reg Registration Deadline: Monday, October 3 Registration Payment Option:  Credit Cards: CEFS can now accept credit cards for your registration fees. Visit https://commerce.cashnet.com/NCSUCEFS, click on the “Artisanal, Safe and Efficient: The Way Forward for Dairy Producers” tab and follow the directions. Checks: Please make checks [...]

2016-09-07T15:12:09-04:00October 5th, 2016|, |

GroupGAP: A New Food Safety Option for Small-Scale Growers

NCGT's Trish Tripp during a GroupGAP practice audit. April 2016 -- In April 2016, the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announced a new food safety certification program called GroupGAP. The program allows small farms to share the cost of certification across a group of growers, and was developed in partnership with the Wallace [...]

2018-09-15T10:21:20-04:00May 1st, 2016|NCGT News|

Producers: Wake County GAPs Workshop, June 16

Navigating the USDA GAP Audit: Wake County June 16, 2015 - 9 am to 4 pm NC Growing Together is partnering with Carolina Farm Stewardship Association, North Carolina State University, and North Carolina Cooperative Extension to deliver workshops across the state with the aim of providing farmers with the tools to reduce food safety risks [...]

2018-09-15T11:07:21-04:00June 2nd, 2015|NCGT News|

Upcoming Events: Fresh Produce GAPs Workshops, Local Foods Packaging and Specifications Webinar

August 2014 - NC Growing Together, North Carolina State University, North Carolina Cooperative Extension, and Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA) will be offering workshops aimed at providing farmers with the tools to reduce food safety risks and meet market requirements. The two-part Fresh Produce Good Agricultural Practices Workshop Series combines classroom and on-farm instruction to [...]

2018-09-15T11:39:04-04:00August 29th, 2014|NCGT News|