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MOFGA Events

Throughout the year, MOFGA hosts hundreds of meetings, workshops, conferences, dinners and festive gatherings. Many take place at our Common Ground Education Center in Unity, Maine. And many more happen at farms, businesses and other venues throughout the state. See our Calendar for events hosted by other organizations.

Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training at MOFGA

February 8, 2019 (snow date Feb. 15)
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, 294 Crosby Brook Road, Unity, Maine (map)

Register online by Feb. 1.

Information and registration

The course will provide a foundation of farm food safety best practices and co-management information, FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirements, and details on how to develop a farm food safety plan.

Includes training manual, Produce Safety Alliance (PSA)/Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO) course completion certificate, lunch and snacks.

Offered in collaboration with UMaine Extension and AgMatters LLC. The PSA Grower Training Course satisfies the FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirement outlined in § 112.22(c).

MOFGA's 2019 food safety track:

    Two Day Food Safety workshop with Atina Diffley (Jan 31 – Feb 1) – register here

    Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training, MOFGA Education Center (Feb 8) – register here

    Post-harvest Handling workshop with Atina Diffley (March 4) – register here*

    Packing Shed Design workshop with Atina Diffley (March 5) – register here*

*These back-to-back workshops can be attended individually, but registration priority will be given to those attending both

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