The Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) and Rocky Mountain Farmers Union (RMFU) will host a Produce Safety Training, Feb. 20 at the Renaissance Denver Stapleton Hotel. Completion of this Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) training will enable growers to comply with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) that went into effect last year.
During the full day training, participants will learn about produce safety, FSMA, Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) and natural resources and food safety. Fruit and vegetable growers and anyone else interested in these topics is invited to attend. Those successfully completing the course will be eligible to receive a certificate from the Association of Food and Drug Officials that verifies course completion.
CFVGA and RMFU are very pleased to be able to bring this training to growers in conjunction with the CFVGA annual conference, which is scheduled for Feb. 21, the following day.
For more information about this training course, please contact Martha Sullins, Colorado State University Extension at 970-491-3330, or Martha.firstname.lastname@example.org
Where: Renaissance Denver Stapleton Hotel, 3801 Quebec Street, Denver, CO 80207
When: Monday, February 20, 2017 from 7:30 am – 5:00 pm
Cost: For CVGA and RMFU members – $115 ; For Non-members – $215
Registration closes February 16. Max seating is 40 people. Includes lunch and snacks.
To register for the Produce Safety Training, go to: https://cfvga_2017_conf.eventbrite.com.
To join CFVGA and save $100 on this training: https://coloradoproduce.org/join-the-growers-association-2/.
To join RMFU and save $100 on this training: https://www.rmfu.org/get-involved/become-a-member/