2017 OLATHE WORKSHOP AGENDA

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8:30 Registration open 

9:00 Welcome 

9:15 - 9:55 Keynote presentation- Successful Farmers Market Vending; Jenna Wilkins, Lincoln University and owner of M&M Gardens, manager of Northeast Farmers Market

10:00 - 10:50 FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) updates- produce safety and processed foods Londa Nwadike, KSU Extension / MU Extension
      Double Up Food Bucks SNAP Matching Program
      Sarah Dehart Faltico, Cultivate KC

11:00 - 12:00 Food safety considerations for processed foods;
       What inspectors look for in food processing operations Fadi Aramouni, KSU Extension; Adam Inman, KS Dept of Ag
       Kansas Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program Certified Farmer Training KS Dept of Health and Environment

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch

1:00 - 1:20 Update on KS Dept of Ag (KDA) support of the Specialty Crop Industry KDA
      Update on Mo Dept of Ag (MDA) support of the Specialty Crop Industry Rachel Heimericks, MDA

1:20 - 2:00 Vendor discussion groups

2:00 - 2:55 Regulations on selling meat, eggs and poultry direct to consumer in KS Mike Pierce, KDA; Adam Inman, KDA
      Regulations on selling meat, eggs and poultry direct to consumer in MO, Chretta Mastin, MDA Meat Inspection;  Rachel Heimericks, MDA
      Cover cropping and other soil health strategies Tom Buller, Kansas Rural Center, Common Harvest Farms

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.