Food Safety Workshops

Below is a map with locations of food safety workshops. CAFF is collaborating with other partners: EcoFarm, CCOF, Family Farmed, and UCCE to co-host some of the workshops below. Please note that the Farmers Guild is now part of CAFF. If you click on the grey & orange markers more information about the workshop will show. Grey markers indicate that the workshop happened already as defined by the last time the webpage was updated, which is noted at the bottom of the page. All the workshop details are also listed under the map.

This information is updated frequently, please check back often.

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Upcoming Workshops

 

Dec. date TBD, Arcata: practical on-farm food safety workshop with Tribal growers, time TBD, free, FSMA & GAPs will be presented

Dec. 13th, San Diego: CAFF SoCal Summit: Coastal Roots Farm, time TBD, registration information coming soon, FSMA & GAPs will be presented

Jan. 24th, 2018 Pacific Grove: FSMA PSA Grower Training, registration through Eco-Farm’s pre-courses required, link coming soon

*Note: this is an 8 hour course approved by the FDA to met the training requirement for FSMA Fully Covered Farms*

Jan. 25th, 2018 Pacific Grove: Food Safety Hot Topics: FSMA, GAPs, organic regulations, and presentation by a farmer included, registration through Eco-Farm, 10:30-noon, cost TBD

Feb. 7th, Fresno: Practical on-farm food safety workshop, time TBD, free, FSMA & GAPs will be presented

Feb. 20th, Willits, North Coast Farmers Convergence, time TBD, registration TBD, location at Ridgewood Ranch 16200 N Highway 101 in Willits 95490

Feb. 21st, Willits, North Coast Farmers Convergence, time TBD, registration TBD, location at Ridgewood Ranch 16200 N Highway 101 in Willits 95490

Feb, 2018 Esparto: Intro to On-Farm Food Safety: FSMA, GAPs, time TBD, free

March 10th, 2018 Davis: CAFF Annual Conference, time TBD, cost TBD, FSMA & GAPs + practical on-farm food safety ideas will be presented

 

 

Past workshops:

2017

Nov. 29th, Hollister: Veterans Memorial Building, 649 San Benito St, Hollister, CA 95023, 8:30am-12:30pm, includes farm tour, free, FSMA & GAPs will be presented. Register for training by emailing Gwenael at gaengelskirchen@ucdavis.edu

*Note: workshop will be in Spanish*

Nov. 8th, Chico: Chico State University Farm (311 Nicholas C Shouten Lane, Chico room A009), 2-4 presentation (FSMA & GAPs), 4-5 open hours for 1-on-1 questions

Nov. 7th, Palm Desert: CA Latino Farmer Conference, workshop time TBD, cost: TBD, FSMA & GAPs will be presented

*Note this workshop is in Spanish*

Oct. 30th, Stockton: CA Small Farmer Conference, workshop time 3-4:30pm, cost: for entire day $215.00, CAFF, a farmer, and the California Department of Food and Agriculture will present information on the Food Safety Modernization Act.

Sept. 12th, Hollister: more details coming soon, note: workshop in Mandarin

Topics: GAPs, FSMA, Postharvest

August 8th: Napa Farmers Guild. Location: 3275 Hagen Road Napa, CA 94558

Topics: Cottage Foods, Value Added Products, Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)

July 27th, Center for Land Based Learning, more details coming soon

Topics: Food Safety 101, GAPs, brief FSMA overview, postharvest

June 6th, Nevada County, 3-4:30, more details coming soon

Topics: Food Safety 101, GAPs, brief FSMA overview, postharvest

May 22nd, Nevada County, Banner Grange Hall, 1-5 pm, more details on Sierra Harvest calendar

Topics:

Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs)

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) – Is your farm subject to the law?

Farm Food Safety Plan writing guided by food safety experts.

April 4th, Sebastopol Grange

Topic: Food Safety with Value Added Products

March 20th: Coloma, CAFF & Farmers Guild, time: 6-6:30 potluck, 6:30-8 presentation, location: Gold Trail Grange Hall:319 State Highway 49 in the Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park, cost: free

Topics: Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) & the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) – Is your farm subject to the law?

March 16th: San Benito, CAFF & UCCE, time 1-4pm, location: Santa Clara Dept. of Agriculture: 80 W Highland Avenue, Bldg K, San Martin CA 95046 Contact Aparna Gazula 408-282- 3127 or agazula@ucanr.edu with any questions.

Topics: Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) & the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) – Is your farm subject to the law?

March 14th: Arcata, CAFF, 1-4pm, location: Deep Seeded Farm: 2507 Wyatt Ln, Arcata, CA 95521, cost: free

Topics: Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) & the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) – Is your farm subject to the law?

March 9th: Chico location, CCOF/Family Farmed/CAFF workshop,  location: University Farm – California State University, Chico 311 Nicholas C. Schouten Ln. Chico, CA 95928, cost: $20, time: 8:30-5pm

Topics: Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) & the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) – Is your farm subject to the law?

Feb. 27th: Yolo/Sac location, CCOF/Family Farmed/CAFF workshop, location: Sacramento County Cooperative Extension 4145 Branch Center Road Sacramento, CA 95827-3823, cost: $20, time: 8:30-5pm

Topics: Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) & the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) – Is your farm subject to the law?

Feb. 21st: South Sacramento, more info TBA, cost: free

Topics: Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) & the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) – Is your farm subject to the law?

Feb. 18th: Forestville,  Farmers Guild-Raising: 9:15-10:30am, Shone Farm 7450 Steve Olson Ln, Forestville, CA 95436 Cost: general admission: $22.09

Topics: Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) & the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) – Is your farm subject to the law?

Jan. 28th: Pacific GroveEcoFarm Conference: 8:30-10am, Cost: day (including lunch) $85

Topics: 3rd Party Audits (GFSI) & the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) – Is your farm subject to the law?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Updated 12-07-17

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