FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 3, 2015
Rural Action Hosts Ohio State University Extension Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Workshop on Wednesday, November 11
Rural Action invites farmers and producers to an Ohio State University Extension Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) workshop on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Marion Community Center in Chesterhill Ohio located at 7474 College St, Chesterhill OH 43728.
The GAP Workshop is an educational course that covers good agricultural practices or ‘GAPs’, which help reduce the risk of on-farm produce contamination. Topics covered will include water quality; worker training, health, and hygiene; manure and compost handling; domestic and wild animals; and more.
To register please find a registration form at www.ohiofoodshed.org and return to Tom Redfern at 9030 Hocking Hills Dr. The Plains, Oh 45780, or register at the door. The class will cost $20; need based scholarships are available on a case by case basis. You may pay at the door. Please direct any questions or concerns to Tom at firstname.lastname@example.org or 740-677-4047.
Rural Action is a membership based organization working to build sustainable local economies in Appalachian Ohio. For more information about Rural Action’s work visit www.ruralaction.org.
Rural Action Director of Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry
740.677.4047 ex. 21