Food Safety2018-01-24T03:46:01+00:00

Food Safety

Food Safety for Farmers Market Vendors (recording & slides)

Food Safety for Farmers Market Vendors Recorded April 27, 2022 The third webinar in the Farmers Market Preparedness Series from the Virginia Farmers Market Association and Virginia State University Small Farm Outreach Program addresses food safety for farmers market vendors. Experts from the Virginia Department of Agriculture and [...]

Farmers Market Preparedness Webinars for Vendors

Farmers Market Preparedness for Vendors  Online, April 13, 20, & 27, 6pm VAFMA is partnering with VSU Small Farm Outreach for a free series of Farmers Market Preparedness Trainings for Vendors in April. This is a three-workshop series focused on social media marketing, basic market preparedness, and food safety. Register for [...]

Virginia Farmers Market Manager Resources

Virginia Farmers Market Manager Resources Speakers at VAFMA's March 2022 Virginia Market Manager Meeting shared many useful tools, updates, presentations, and contact info. We've pulled them together on this page. You can view the full recording of the meeting on our YouTube channel. Below you will find each [...]

Sampling Now Allowed and More Farmers Market Updates

Sampling Now Allowed, Customers May Pick Out Own Produce, & Designated Eating Areas Not Required Effective May 15, 2021: Seventh Amended Executive Order 72 UPSHOT of this VAFMA News Update: Sampling is now allowed Customers may pick out their own produce Designated eating areas are not required Masks are [...]

Farmers Market Preparedness Food Safety Webinar Recording & Resources

On February 25, 2021, the Virginia Farmers Market Association (VAFMA) and the VSU Small Farm Outreach Program hosted a webinar on food safety for farmers at farmers markets in Virginia. Speakers discussed applicable laws and regulations, inspections, food labeling and packaging. They also shared links to downloadable resources and [...]

Produce Safety Worker Health, Hygiene and Training

Training Program from Virginia Cooperative Extension This self-paced training curriculum includes all required standards outlined in subpart D of the Produce Safety Rule including visual representations of personal health and hygiene; as well as, content to confidently train farm and packinghouse workers in order to increase their workers’ knowledge, [...]

Food Safety

Food Safety for Farmers Market Vendors (recording & slides)

Food Safety for Farmers Market Vendors Recorded April 27, 2022 The third webinar in the Farmers Market Preparedness Series from the Virginia Farmers Market Association and Virginia State University Small Farm Outreach Program addresses food safety for farmers market vendors. Experts from the Virginia Department of Agriculture and [...]

Farmers Market Preparedness Webinars for Vendors

Farmers Market Preparedness for Vendors  Online, April 13, 20, & 27, 6pm VAFMA is partnering with VSU Small Farm Outreach for a free series of Farmers Market Preparedness Trainings for Vendors in April. This is a three-workshop series focused on social media marketing, basic market preparedness, and food safety. Register for [...]

Virginia Farmers Market Manager Resources

Virginia Farmers Market Manager Resources Speakers at VAFMA's March 2022 Virginia Market Manager Meeting shared many useful tools, updates, presentations, and contact info. We've pulled them together on this page. You can view the full recording of the meeting on our YouTube channel. Below you will find each [...]

Sampling Now Allowed and More Farmers Market Updates

Sampling Now Allowed, Customers May Pick Out Own Produce, & Designated Eating Areas Not Required Effective May 15, 2021: Seventh Amended Executive Order 72 UPSHOT of this VAFMA News Update: Sampling is now allowed Customers may pick out their own produce Designated eating areas are not required Masks are [...]

Farmers Market Preparedness Food Safety Webinar Recording & Resources

On February 25, 2021, the Virginia Farmers Market Association (VAFMA) and the VSU Small Farm Outreach Program hosted a webinar on food safety for farmers at farmers markets in Virginia. Speakers discussed applicable laws and regulations, inspections, food labeling and packaging. They also shared links to downloadable resources and [...]

Produce Safety Worker Health, Hygiene and Training

Training Program from Virginia Cooperative Extension This self-paced training curriculum includes all required standards outlined in subpart D of the Produce Safety Rule including visual representations of personal health and hygiene; as well as, content to confidently train farm and packinghouse workers in order to increase their workers’ knowledge, [...]

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