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Aug
2
Fri
Produce Food Safety for Military Veterans – Dallas @ Dallas County Road and Bridge #1
Aug 2 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Produce Food Safety for Military Veterans - Dallas @ Dallas County Road and Bridge #1

Are you a military veteran who is farming? What better way to continue your service to our nation than providing high quality food to your community.

Join us for a 1-day hands-on training to learn the rules, regulations, and safe practices for produce. These regulations can be overwhelming to find, learn, and put into practice. This training will break them down and teach producers how to implement produce safety into their operation.

  • Registration is FREE
  • Open to military veterans
  • Receive a complimentary tool kit (digital food thermometer included)
  • Learn about Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) and the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)
  • Participate in a mock farmers market booth inspection
  • Network with other veterans
  • Lunch is included

Register HERE by July 26, 2019

Farm Tour – F.A.R.M. @ F.A.R.M. Urban Farm Park
Aug 2 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Farm Tour - F.A.R.M. @ F.A.R.M. Urban Farm Park

Join us for a FREE farm tour of Farmers Assisting Returning Military (F.A.R.M.) Urban Farm Park in Dallas, Texas

F.A.R.M. is a local farm established by veterans for veterans.  They produce specialty crops and .  We will tour the farm and discuss:

  • Agri-Tourism (hosting community events & farm tours)
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Determining your Niche
  • Specialty Crop Production
  • Urban Farming
  • Veteran Programs
  • and much more!

Register HERE!

Aug
15
Thu
FREE Agriculture Business Workshop – San Angelo @ Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at San Angelo
Aug 15 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
FREE Agriculture Business Workshop - San Angelo @ Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at San Angelo

Join us for a FREE agriculture business workshop in San Angelo, Texas.  This workshop is a one-day workshop designed for military veterans, beginning farmers and ranchers, individuals with disabilities, and anyone interested in starting an agriculture business.

Workshop sessions will include:

  • Rural Business Ideas
  • Intro to Business Planning
  • Possibilities for farming/ranching with a disability
  • Financial funding sources for farming/ranching
  • Marketing Resources
  • Resources to support agriculture business operations ​

This workshop is made possible by a sponsorship from Farm Credit Bank of Texas and the generosity of Travis Whitney, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Specialist.

Register HERE

Aug
23
Fri
Produce Food Safety for Military Veterans – Rosenberg @ Fort Bend County AgriLife Extension Office
Aug 23 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Produce Food Safety for Military Veterans - Rosenberg @ Fort Bend County AgriLife Extension Office

Are you a military veteran who is farming? What better way to continue your service to our nation than providing high quality food to your community.

Join us for a 1-day hands-on training to learn the rules, regulations, and safe practices for produce. These regulations can be overwhelming to find, learn, and put into practice. This training will break them down and teach producers how to implement produce safety into their operation.

  • Registration is FREE
  • Open to military veterans
  • Receive a complimentary tool kit (digital food thermometer included)
  • Learn about Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) and the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)
  • Participate in a mock farmers market booth inspection
  • Network with other veterans
  • Lunch is included

Register HERE by August 16, 2019


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