2017 HAYS WORKSHOP AGENDA

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8:30 Registration open 

9:00 Welcome 

9:15 Keynote speaker- Successful Farmers Market Vending - Tom Buller, Kansas Rural Center and Common Harvest Farms

10:00 - 10: 50 Beekeeping 101 - Greg Swob, KS Beekeepers Association 
                        Regulations on selling meat, eggs and poultry direct to consumer - Mike Pierce, KDA; Adam Inman, KDA

10:50 - 11:00 Break

11:00 - 11:50 Double Up Food Bucks SNAP Matching Program - Rachel Myslivy, Double Up Food Bucks Program Coordinator
                       Cover cropping and other soil health strategies - Tom Buller, Kansas Rural Center and Common Harvest Farms

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch

1:00 - 1:20 Update on KDA support of the Specialty Crop Industry - KDA

1:20 - 2:00  Vendor discussion groups

2:00 - 3:00 Food Safety- brief regulations update  and what food safety inspectors look for in inspections - Londa Nwadike, KSU Extension;  Adam Inman, KDA
                   Kansas Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program Certified Farmer Training - KDHE

3:00 Wrap Up

*Note: The Kansas Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program Certified Farmer Training session is required for all new farmers who wish to participate in the KSFMNP.  All farmers must complete training and submit an annual agreement with KDHE. Visit www.kdheks.gov/sfmnp for details.