Blog Post on Food Safety for the Holidays

A new Ohio Agricultural Law Blog post has been posted that many might find appropriate this holiday season.

Food is likely on the minds of many people as we head into the holiday season.  Being an agricultural attorney, it’s hard to think about food without also worrying about food product liability.  Whether growing turkey or romaine lettuce, producing food for human consumption is a risk-laden endeavor that can lead to legal liability for a farmer.  That’s why knowing and following Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) is imperative for farmers who raise produce, eggs, meats, and other foods for direct human consumption.  Employing those production practices is critical to producing a safe food product.   But what if a food isn’t safe and causes illness or death?

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New and Small Farm College in Licking County starting in January of 2020

Our colleagues in Licking County will host a New and Small Farm College in 2020.  There will be multiple topics discussed that may be beneficial to Franklin County producers.

Click Here to View, Print or Download the Flyer  ->  Licking Small Farm College

Free Gardening Year Round Class at Thompson Library on Wednesday November 20th @ Noon

This class is held in collaboration with OSU Extension Franklin County and University Libraries Thompson Library.  Bring your friends and your questions.

Click here to view, download, or print the flyer –> Thompson Library Gardening Year Round

Presentation on Urban Ag Resources for Franklin County Producers – Wednesday November 6th, 2019 at 6:30 pm.

Come learn what new resources are available to pick up where the Mid-Ohio Food Bank Urban Ag grant left of to continue providing urban agricultural infrastructure support.

 

Click here to view, download or print the flyer –> High Tunnel Urban Ag