Monday, March 23, 2015 - RESCHEDULED TO 3/30/2015
Central City Civic Center and Buffalo Ridge Orchard
Event Link: Post-Harvest Handling and Food Safety in Theory & Practice
Organized By: Iowa Valley Resource Conservation & Development
As the demand for local produce has exploded in the last five years, so has the expectation on the part of consumers and institutional buyers for high quality fruits and vegetables with an extended shelf life. Join veteran farmer and consultant Chris Blanchard for a look at the theory and practice of keeping your produce in top condition while minimizing the risk of microbial contamination. This workshop includes a classroom component and and on-site demonstrations of post-harvest handling techniques at Buffalo Ridge Orchard and vegetable farm.