This workshop is designed to provide growers with an overview of the requirements of the USDA Harmonized GAP Audit, discuss relevant food safety practices for produce farms, and share the resources available from NC State University to help you implement a food safety plan in your farm and become Harmonized GAP Certified.
10:00 am - 12:00 pm - For new growers unfamiliar with GAP certification and writing a food safety plan
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm - Lunch
12:45 pm - 3:30 pm - Outline of new Harmonized GAP requirements for both new growers and existing GAP certified farmers
A representative from USDA GAP auditors will be present during lunch and the afternoon session.
Lunch and materials will be provided to each participant.
If you have any questions please call Travis Birdsell, County Extension Director, at (336) 846-5850.
To ensure enough meals and materials, please register by March 27, 2019 by calling the North Carolina
Cooperative Extension, Ashe County Center at (336) 846-5850.