[montanafood_ag] FW: USDA & SNF Offering Webinar on GAPs and School Gardens -- October 12, 2-3:15 pm EST

Stein, Mary mstein at montana.edu
Thu Oct 6 12:32:13 MDT 2011



USDA and the School Nutrition Foundation are offering a webinar titled “Applying Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) to Farm-to-School and School Gardens” next Wednesday, October 12 from 2-3:15 EST. Information about the webinar is below. This is the first of four produce safety webinars that will be held this school year. Two of the presenters, Gregg Ferguson and Chris Kirby, both attended PSU in 2011. In the remaining webinars, we will also include Produce Safety University graduates as speakers.

The link to the registration page is www.schoolnutrition.org/schoolgardens<http://go.madmimi.com/redirects/c76f5a8571f228ea824fd515a4841574?pa=5546450861>. Please feel free to register or share this link with others.

The second webinar in our produce safety series will be held on November 16. This webinar will address purchasing, and the registration page will be available in the next few weeks.



Julie Skolmowski, MPH, RD, SNS
Food Safety Specialist
Office of Food Safety
USDA Food and Nutrition Service
3101 Park Center Drive, 5th Floor
Alexandria, VA 22302
(703) 305-1093
julie.skolmowski at fns.usda.gov<mailto:julie.skolmowski at fns.usda.gov>

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October 6, 2011

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Hello Wednesday Webinar Patrons:

Happy Fall! Our October webinars are just around the corner and NOW is the time to register! Our next webinar is taking place on Wednesday, October 12th. Please refer to the descriptions below for more information about this webinar. As always, the webinar is FREE.

SNA members will earn 1 CEU for each webinar that they attend.

To register for the webinar on Wednesday, October 12, visit www.schoolnutrition.org/schoolgardens<http://go.madmimi.com/redirects/c76f5a8571f228ea824fd515a4841574?pa=5546450861>.


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Applying Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) to Farm-to-School and School Gardens

The School Nutrition Foundation (SNF) in partnership with the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service’s Office of Food Safety will be offering a FREE Wednesday Webinar on Wednesday, October 12, 2011 from 2:00-3:15 pm EDT, entitled “Applying Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) to Farm-to-School and School Gardens.”

This webinar will define the “GAPs” and explain how they can be applied to farm-to-school and school gardens. Hear from experts to find out what is happening in schools around the country. Learn what potential challenges you may encounter while sourcing or growing produce and strategies to overcome them.

Registration: www.schoolnutrition.org/schoolgardens<http://go.madmimi.com/redirects/c76f5a8571f228ea824fd515a4841574?pa=5546450861>

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