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PASA Conference | Postharvest handling/food safety/marketing training
February 7, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Track 6: Wholesale Success: Producing Safe Food & a Healthy Business While Managing Risk
Thursday, February 7 | The Penn Stater Conference Center
Learn the skills it takes to have a successful business selling your products in wholesale markets and food hubs. Get practical financial planning and risk management tools as well as field to market techniques. Attendees will receive tools and resources to help them scale up their farm operation and increase access to capital. Learn best practices and techniques for handling, storing and packaging, and how to market their produce. Each attendee will receive a copy of the 250+ page Wholesale Success Manual that includes more than 100 crop profiles with crop-specific information on harvesting, cooling, storing and packing according to industry standards as well as sample business, risk management and food safety plans.