march, 2020

27mar9:00 AM11:00 AMOn Farm Produce Safety Walk-through

Event Details

Join the National Young Farmers Coalition, National Farmers Union (NFU), Windy City Harvest, and Advocates for Urban Agriculture (AUA) at Legends South Farm for an On-Farm Produce Safety Walkthrough.

Our walkthrough will highlight Legends South Farm’s various produce safety practices and discuss where contamination risks to produce may exist and actions farmers can take to reduce risk. Topics will include workers, soil amendments, wildlife/domesticated animals, water sources and usage, wash/pack station, and transportation. We will keep it conversational so feel free to come with questions!

This conversation will be led by Maggie Kaiser and Cara Fraver from the National Young Farmers Coalition and Billy Mitchell from the National Farmers Union Foundation.

Time

(Friday) 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM