Grow Safe

October 1 comprehensive food safety workshop

  • 18 September 2019
  • Author: Frederika Bain
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Grow Safe

Find out everything you need to know about growing safely, healthily, and in compliance with regulations at the Produce Safety Alliance Food Safety grower training event.

  • Date: Tuesday, October 1
  • Time: 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
  • Location: Pearl City Urban Garden Center
  • Registration 

This workshop is aimed at fruit and vegetable growers who are interested in learning about produce safety, the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule, Good Agricultural Practices, and co-management of natural resources and food safety. 

The trainers will provide a full day of instruction introducing the concept of produce safety and discussing worker health, hygiene, and training; soil amendments; wildlife, domesticated animals, and land use; agricultural water; postharvest handling and sanitation; and how to develop a food safety plan.

Cost to attend is $150, which includes lunch and refreshments, PSA grower training manual, and a certificate of course completion.