- Good Personal Hygiene
- Cross Contamination
- Time and Temperature abuse
Join us for this FREE webinar intended to educate agriculture producers on available marketing opportunities and additional markets that may be available to them.
- Conducting a Market Analysis
- Exploring Alternative Markets
- Movement of Product to Market
Conducted by BattleGround To Breaking Ground Cohort 4 Team 2.
A one-day workshop on the Texas Cottage Food Law, State Farmers’ Market Regulations, Selling Yard Eggs, GAPs for Gardens/Small Producers, Food Preservation Basics, and Food Safety training.
The workshop will be held on Monday, April 22, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. The Food Handlers class will be conducted from 2:15 p.m. until 4:15 p.m. The cost is $12.00 and includes lunch. There is an extra $20.00 fee for the Food Handlers class.
To attend the class, please register through the Brazos County Extension office by April 15, 2019.
When all of your perfect produce has been sold, what do you do with the rest? Or do you just have an abundance of produce from your garden this year?
How about creating Value Added Products and generate more revenue!!
In Texas, the Cottage Food Bill allows individuals to create canned goods for sale up to a certain amount without the use of a commercial kitchen. This could be a new revenue stream for you!!
- Cottage Food Law Requirements
- Food Safety
- Canning Safety
- Strawberry Jam Making
- Pickling Making
Cost is $30: this includes a handy reference handout, lunch AND students will get to take home jars of jam and pickles they create during the class!!
Understanding soil health is understanding the basics of organics.
In this hands on workshop, Co-Founder James Jeffers, will discuss
- understanding the basics of soil health
- organic matter management
- compost and plant based teas
- how to scout for diseases and pests
- weed management
- beneficial insects that help protect your crops.
Be prepared to get your hands dirty and bring your gloves.
This class is great opportunity for both beginner and seasoned growers!
For an accurate participant count and so we are better prepared, please be sure to register for the class.
After class, stay and have lunch with us that will be provided by Sheep Dog Assistance.