SafePlates for Farmers’ Markets

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Register Now! SafePlates for Farmers’ Markets

This February, we are offering our SafePlates for Farmers Markets program! This class is designed to help both market vendors and market managers improve their knowledge of food safety risks present at farmers’ markets, provide guidance for best practices to implement to minimize food safety risks from harvest to sale, and how to safely offer food samples to market customers. We will also have virtual reality headsets for you to experience situations at a farm and a farmers’ market to help raise your awareness of food safety and associated risks of handling food intended for market.

Fee for attendance is $10 per person and the class will be capped at 30 people. Dinner will be provided. Prepayment is required by Friday, February 10, 2023 to secure your spot. Mail or hand deliver your exact change/check (made out to Lee County Cooperative Extension Family and Consumer Sciences) to N.C. Cooperative Extension, 2420 Tramway Road, Sanford, NC 27330, ATTN: SAFEPLATES FOR FARMERS MARKETS. Be sure your name/phone number is referenced when dropping off your payment. The office is open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Date: February 16th, 4-8 p.m.
Location: McSwain Center, 2420 Tramway Road, Sanford NC 27330
Contact us if you have any questions at 919-775-5624.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, NC State University will honor requests for reasonable accommodations made by individuals with disabilities. Please direct accommodation requests to Meredith Favre, meredith_favre@ncsu.edu and/or at the phone number indicated above. Requests can be served more effectively if notice is provided at least 10 days before the event.
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