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On-Farm Post-Harvest Handling Infrastructure Workshop

June 11 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Join the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association, TRACTOR, Yancey County Cooperative Extension, and NC Growing Together for this workshop is for fruit and vegetable growers. We will delve into how to make the best post-harvest handling infrastructure improvements on your farm to increase efficiency and food safety and to meet wholesale buyer requirements. We will talk about options for pre-cooling produce; on-farm cold-storage; and mobile cooling; cleaning, washing, and sanitizing produce; drying; curing; long-term storage; and how to fund your infrastructure improvements. After lunch, we’ll head down the road to take a tour of TRACTOR’s packing facility.


June 11
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Yancey County Cooperative Extension Office
30E Hwy 19E Bypass
Burnsville, NC 28714 United States