The Food for Profit workshop takes you step by step through the information necessary to start and run a small food product business, especially directed to individuals who will be making and packing their products for resale through grocery stores, farm markets or restaurants.
We are excited to invite you to the 2017 Turf & Ornamental Conference of Northwest Pennsylvania. World renowned speakers, and over 30 commercial exhibitors, will be present for this day-long Green Industry extravaganza.
The Preventive Controls for Human Foods Certification Workshop provides the credentials to meet FDA requirements for development and implementation of HACCP based systems as part of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) regulations. This 2 1/2 day course was developed by the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance, a broad-based public private alliance created by the U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the Illinois Institute of Technology’s Institute for Food Safety and Health (IFSH) in cooperation with the Association of Food and Drug Officials. This course is presented by certified instructors from Penn State.
The Lancaster County 4-H Woolies Club will officially re-organize for the 2017 project year with our first meeting on Monday, March 20th at 7:00 p.m.
Mon. & Thurs., March 20 - May 25, 2017 (7:00 - 8:00 PM)
This club is for youth ages 12-18.
Mon. & Wed., Mar. 20 - June 14, 2017 (5:30 - 6:30 PM)
Learn the basics of sewing, how to use a sewing machine and create your own fashion and home décor.
Mon. & Thurs., Mar. 20 - May 25, 2017 (9:30 - 10:30 AM)
Mon., Mar. 20, 2017 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM); Mon., Mar. 27, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam to begin at 1:00 PM.
*NOTE: This event will be instructed in Spanish. This food safety management certification course uses the National Restaurant Association (NRA) food safety curriculum for food service establishments.
Mon., Mar. 20, 2017 (8:30 AM - 4:30 PM); Mon., Mar. 27, 2017 (8:30 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam included in class time.
This workshop covers the fundamentals of manufacturing Italian processed meat items by combining old-world artisanal methods with modern food safety technology. The course provides the participant with both hands-on experience and scientific theory in producing safe, high quality processed meats. This 2 day annual workshop is generally offered in the spring.
Join us on March 18th for this FREE indoor event to learn the best types of mulch to use in your Bucks County home gardens. The Master Gardeners will have displays, publications and information about the “Sweet 16” – the very best mulches for your Bucks County home gardens. They’ll also be available to answer questions and troubleshoot any mulch issues you’ve had.
Did you know many horses on your farm may have good immunity to small strongly? Do you know how to determine which horses are high shedders? Do you know if you have resistance to any de-worming products you currently use? Join us for this workshop to learn how to manage parasite resistance on your farm.
Find out the latest dirt on container gardening as the Fayette County Master Gardeners welcome award-winning author and garden speaker, Jessica Walliser.
Learn about the forces of motion while building your own roller coaster.
Come join Dan Babbitt from Milton and Catherine Hershey Conservatory and learn about butterflies and how insects and plants can be used as educational tools.
Homeowners enjoy having ornamental plants in their landscape, but when it comes to maintaining them, not everyone prunes properly.
Join us for the third annual Home Gardening School, hosted by the Penn State Master Gardeners of Centre County.