Produce Safety Training

Produce Safety Training

Programs to Assist Food Producers

CCE hosts a Baskets to Pallets workshop aimed at helping interested local growers gain the information and skills necessary to transition from direct market sales to intermediary and wholesale markets. Topics covered included:

  • Assessing readiness to enter wholesale market channels 
  • Labeling, grading, and packaging 
  • Writing a farm food safety plan
  • Developing a brand
  • Building relationships with buyers 
  • Writing a business plan
  • Preparing for a GAPs audit
  • Updates to the Food Safety Modernization Act 

In addition, we offer the Produce Safety Alliance Growers Training. For available workshops visit the P.S.A.'s list of statewide trainings.

Contact

Michael Nuckols
Local Foods & Horticulture Program Manager
msn62@cornell.edu
315-788-8450 ext. 227

Last updated June 17, 2021