Where: Peoria City/County Health Department Conference Room, 2116 N Sheridan Rd, Peoria, IL 61604
Are you a community garden manager or volunteer, or are have an interest in learning about food safety in community gardens?
Food safety is of the utmost importance to everyone involved in the food chain, from planting and harvesting to the dinner table. This workshop aims to help current and future community garden managers and volunteers manage food safety in a community garden.
Join us to learn practical, simple steps that you can implement in your garden to avoid food safety risks. Farm food safety experts will be on hand to illustrate best management practices and to answer your burning questions about managing food safety.
The workshop will be led by Zack Grant University of Illinois Extension local food and small farms educator.
This event is being offered in collaboration with the Peoria City/County Health Department and the City of Peoria. The event is free, but space is limited and registration is required.