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Food safety training day set Saturday

By Staff | Mar 16, 2014

IOWA FALLS –Food Safety Training for Local Growers will be held from 9 a.m.. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, at the Hardin County Extension office in Iowa Falls.

Guest speakers will be Chris Blanchard, a local foods producer; James Romer with the Iowa Department of Inspection and Appeals, Chef Randy Husted, and Steve Bowers, Iowa Falls Hy-Vee produce manager.

The workshop will focus on improving the quality of local produce, increasing market appeal, and the importance of local growers formulating a food safety plan.

The registration fee is $50 and pr-registration is required.

To register, contact Jan Libbey at (515) 851-1690 or email libbey.jan@gmail.com.

The program is sponsored by Healthy Harvest of North Iowa and Iowa Valley Resource, Conservation and Development.

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