BC Good Agricultural Practices workshop April 12th at the Community Hall

Free workshop for producers to learn about Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) was on April 12th - 830 am to 4 pm,  Pender Community Hall.  Presented by Elsie Friesen, BC Ministry of Agriculture, Abbotsford. Thirteen people attended and received manuals. The BC Good Agricultural Practices Guide offers a whole-farm approach covering all aspects of crop and livestock production. It includes worker policies, farm building and access, equipment, water, cleaning, farm inputs, shipping, crops, livestock. This program is useful, and sometimes required, for sale of farm products at retail locations or in restaurants. Helps to expand market possibilities, assure customers of high standards of food and environmental safety. https://www.facebook.com/events/243564332770392/