Monday, November 19, 2012

Prepping for Your GAPs Audit: Dec 4th

Are you thinking about getting your Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) certification?  This process can be overwhelming and intimidating, but we are here to help.  On Dec. 4th, Cooperative Extension in collaboration with Carolina Farm Stewardship Association will be holding a training on "Food Safety Audit Trainings for Diversified Farmers".

What:  "Food Safety Audit Trainings for Diversified Farmers"

When:  Tuesday, Dec. 4th from 1-5 pm

Where:  Mountain Horticultural Crop Research and Extension Center, 455 Research Dr.  Mills River, NC

How Much:  Free but you must pre-register!

Registration:  Call the Henderson County Cooperative Extension Office at 828-697-4891 or email me at

Tentative Agenda:

1:00 pm        Introductions

1:30 pm        USDA GAP & GHP Audit Preparation and Scheduling

2:15 pm        General Section

3:00 pm        15 Minute Break

3:15 pm        Part One – Farm Review

4:00 pm        Part Two – Field Harvest and Field Packing Activities

4:45 pm        Wrap Up & Questions

The RAFI-Tobacco Communities Reinvestment Fund & NC Specialty Crop 
Block Grant funded the development of this curriculum. 
For more information, contact Dr. Audrey Kreske, Food Safety Extension 
Assoc., at
Learn more at

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