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Columbus, OH 

Saturday, October 13, 2018 through Saturday, February 2, 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Heartland Farm BeginningsĀ® is a year-long, farmer-led training and support program designed to help early career farmers committed to creating a sustainable farm business achieve their goals. This intensive, eight-part workshop series will enable farmers with at least one year of production experience to develop a whole farm plan that encompasses realistic goal setting, financial management, and assessment of resources, skills, and markets. Early career farmers will also receive the business planning tools necessary to successfully implement their plan. In addition to the course work, the program includes 2019 conference registration and a mentorship for March through November upon successful completion of the course.

Cost and Registration: $1,000 by August 17, $1,200 by September 21. Pre-registration is required for the entire series.

This OEFFA event is part of the 2018 Sustainable Farm Tour and Workshop Series, featuring farm tours, workshops, and other events. For a complete schedule, go to www.oeffa.org/q/2018farmtours.

Location:
OEFFA
41 Croswell Rd.
Columbus, OH 43214

Contact:
Kelly Henderson / (614) 421-2022 /

http://www.oeffa.org/q/farmbeginnings

 

Sponsored by AceNet 

Monday, January 7, 2019
9:30 AM to 5:00 PM

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Are you are a small-scale food producer? If so, you will want to attend this workshop. This workshop is intended for small (< $1 million in sales/year) producers of fermented, canned, and other shelf-stable foods.

This one-day course is a hands-on opportunity for processors to develop their food safety documentation in small groups with individual coaching from instructors.

There is required documentation you will need to complete to be compliant with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). This includes documentation of your size exemption as a "qualified facility" and various food safety programs.

Participants are encouraged to bring their existing documentation, if they have it, for review by instructors. Attendees should leave with completed or nearly completed food safety documentation for size exemptions, Good Manufacturing Practices, and Preventive Control Food Safety Plans as relevant.

This workshop will be held in multiple locations and on various dates. Please follow the provided link for information on the future dates and times: https://southcenters.osu.edu/marketing/events/value-added-workshops


Cost is $25.00 per person. Cost includes educational materials and lunch Attendees must preregister. Space is limited (only 20 attendees per session. Deadline to register is January 2, 2019

This course is made possible through a grant supported by the USDA and grant support from the Connect & Collaborate program at The Ohio State University.

Attendees who wish to work on digital versions of their plans are encouraged to bring their own laptops.

Location:
Athens County Public Library Large Meeting Room
30 Home Street
Athens, Ohio 45701

Contact:
Madelyn Brewer / 7405923854 /

http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07efsag7tsf7170828&llr=8m9y4fiab

 

Sponsored by Cift 

Thursday, January 10, 2019
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m

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Are you are a small-scale food producer? If so, you will want to attend this workshop. This workshop is intended for small (< $1 million in sales/year) producers of fermented, canned, and other shelf-stable foods.

This one-day course is a hands-on opportunity for processors to develop their food safety documentation in small groups with individual coaching from instructors.

There is required documentation you will need to complete to be compliant with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). This includes documentation of your size exemption as a "qualified facility" and various food safety programs.

Participants are encouraged to bring their existing documentation, if they have it, for review by instructors. Attendees should leave with completed or nearly completed food safety documentation for size exemptions, Good Manufacturing Practices, and Preventive Control Food Safety Plans as relevant.

This workshop will be held in multiple locations and on various dates. Please follow the provided link for information on the future dates and times: https://southcenters.osu.edu/marketing/events/value-added-workshops


Cost is $25.00 per person. Cost includes educational materials and lunch Attendees must preregister. Space is limited (only 20 attendees per session) Deadline to register is January 7, 2019

This course is made possible through a grant supported by the USDA and grant support from the Connect & Collaborate program at The Ohio State University.

Attendees who wish to work on digital versions of their plans are encouraged to bring their own laptops.

Location:
Northwest Ohio Cooperative Kitchen, Main Conference Room
13737 Middleton Pike
Bowling Green, Ohio 43402

Contact:
Abby Snyder / 614-292-7004 /

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/food-safety-document-training-for-small-processors-registration-5146459

 

Sponsored by The Ohio State University Extension Montgomery County 

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
9:00 am- 3:00pm *When registering, please verify the start and end times with the provided schedule*

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Are you are a small-scale food producer? If so, you will want to attend this workshop. This workshop is intended for small (< $1 million in sales/year) producers of fermented, canned, and other shelf-stable foods.

This one-day course is a hands-on opportunity for processors to develop their food safety documentation in small groups with individual coaching from instructors.

There is required documentation you will need to complete to be compliant with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). This includes documentation of your size exemption as a "qualified facility" and various food safety programs.

Participants are encouraged to bring their existing documentation, if they have it, for review by instructors. Attendees should leave with completed or nearly completed food safety documentation for size exemptions, Good Manufacturing Practices, and Preventive Control Food Safety Plans as relevant.

This workshop will be held in multiple locations and on various dates. Please follow the provided link for information on the future dates and times: https://southcenters.osu.edu/marketing/events/value-added-workshops


Cost is $25.00 per person. Cost includes educational materials and lunch Attendees must preregister. Space is limited (only 20 attendees per session) Deadline to register is January 10, 2019

This course is made possible through a grant supported by the USDA and grant support from the Connect & Collaborate program at The Ohio State University.

Attendees who wish to work on digital versions of their plans are encouraged to bring their own laptops.

Location:
OSU Extension Office, Montgomery County Office, Calumet Center
580 Calument Lane
Dayton, Ohio 45417

Contact:
Abby Snyder / 614-292-7004 /

https://www.cvent.com/events/food-safety-document-development-workshop/registration-0bf75926e5ca4d85

 

Sponsored by Cift 

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m

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Are you are a small-scale food producer? If so, you will want to attend this workshop. This workshop is intended for small (< $1 million in sales/year) producers of fermented, canned, and other shelf-stable foods.

This one-day course is a hands-on opportunity for processors to develop their food safety documentation in small groups with individual coaching from instructors.

There is required documentation you will need to complete to be compliant with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). This includes documentation of your size exemption as a "qualified facility" and various food safety programs.

Participants are encouraged to bring their existing documentation, if they have it, for review by instructors. Attendees should leave with completed or nearly completed food safety documentation for size exemptions, Good Manufacturing Practices, and Preventive Control Food Safety Plans as relevant.

This workshop will be held in multiple locations and on various dates. Please follow the provided link for information on the future dates and times: https://southcenters.osu.edu/marketing/events/value-added-workshops


Cost is $25.00 per person. Cost includes educational materials and lunch Attendees must preregister. Space is limited (only 20 attendees per session) Deadline to register is January 24, 2019

This course is made possible through a grant supported by the USDA and grant support from the Connect & Collaborate program at The Ohio State University.

Attendees who wish to work on digital versions of their plans are encouraged to bring their own laptops.

Location:
Cleveland Culinary Launch
7501 Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44115

Contact:
Abby Snyder / 614-292-7004 /

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/food-safety-document-training-for-small-processors-registration-5146459

 

OEFFA
Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association
41 Croswell Rd.
Columbus OH 43214

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OEFFA: (614) 421-2022
OEFFA Certification: (614) 262-2022

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