Minnesota Farmers' Market Association 

Cottage Foods Producer Food Safety Training

  • 12-Jan-2017
  • 2 sessions
  • 12-Jan-2017, 9:00 AM 12:00 PM
  • 12-Jan-2017, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM
  • 2001 Plymouth Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55411

Do you make and sell baked goods, home-canned pickles, salsa, jam and jellies? Are you a cottage food producer? If yes, this workshop is for you. By attending this session, you will meet the training requirement to register as a Minnesota cottage food producer with annual sales over $5000 per year. This advanced course focuses on food safety practices for all processes covered under the cottage food law including drying, baking, confections, jams and jellies, acid and acidified fruit and vegetables and fermentation. You will learn how to produce, package, label, store and transport a safe food product.

 Registration Fee is $35 A minimum of 15 people is needed for the class to be held. Registration Deadline: January 10, 2017 For more information contact: Karla at (507) 337-2808 or engel114@umn.edu. Class will be held at the U of M Robert J. Jones Urban Outreach Center, 2001 Plymouth Ave. N, Minneapolis, MN 55411. To register visit http://www.extension.umn.edu/food/food-safety/courses/cottage-foods/index.html

MFMA provides services, programs and leadership that support and promote farmers' markets across Minnesota.

Minnesota Farmers' Market Association /// 9800 155th Street East, Nerstrand MN 55053 /// info@mfma.org 

Communications Director: Kim Guenther /// kguenther@mfma.org /// (573) 470-4445 

Director of Member Services: Jesse Davis /// jdavis@mfma.org /// (218) 259-9675 

Executive Director: Kathy Zeman /// kzeman@mfma.org /// (507) 664-9446 


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