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In this Farmers Market Readiness workshop, we will provide an overview of food safety for farmers at the farmers’ market. It will cover when a food inspection is required, how to obtain an inspection, and the exemptions from inspection that are in the Virginia Food Laws. Additionally, it will also touch on the applicable laws and regulations, food labeling and packaging. The webinar will also discuss how to become VA Grown and VA finest designated. We will also hear from VDACS, VDH, Virginia Cooperative Extension, VA GROWN and VA FINEST.

For more information, contact Michael Carter, Jr. at (804) 691-0490 or micarter@vsu.edu.

YOU WILL RECEIVE YOUR ZOOM MEETING LINK IN THE CONFIRMATION EMAIL. IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE A LINK, PLEASE EMAIL smallfarm@vsu.edu

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact the Small Farm Outreach Program office at smallfarm@vsu.edu or call (804) 524-3292 / TDD (800) 828-1120 during business hours of 8 am. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations five days prior to the event.