Field to Fork webinars

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Name: Field to Fork webinars
Date: February 22, 2017 - April 26, 2017
Event Description:
Vegetables that grow well in North Dakota, food safety and wine making are among the topics for this year’s Field to Fork webinars. The North Dakota State University Extension Service launched the Field to Fork campaign in 2016 to increase people’s knowledge of growing, transporting, processing and preserving fruits and vegetables safely. The Field to Fork campaign will continue in 2017 with the first of 10 Wednesday Weekly Webinars set for Feb. 22 at 2 p.m. Central time. All webinars will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. The webinars are free of charge. This project is made possible through funding from the North Dakota Department of Agriculture. https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/fieldtofork The webinars are free of charge and topics that will be covered are: February 22: Food Safety - from field to fork March 1: Recommended Vegetable Varieties for North Dakota March 8: What Regulations Apply When Preparing Food for the Public? March 15: US Food Law: Aligning the Pieces of the Regulatory Puzzle March 22: Introduction to Home Wine Making March 29: Herbs - From Growing to Packing April 5: Will the food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Guidelines Affect Your Business? April 12: Update on Spotted Wing Drosophila (Fruit Fly) in North Dakota April 19: How to Can - Low and High Acid Foods April 26: Introducing Youth to Gardening The webinars will be held on Blackboard Collaborate. A link to register for the webinars can be found on the Field to Fork website (https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/fieldtofork). Archived webinars from 2016 also can be viewed on the website. Presenters will be NDSU personnel and special guests. This project is made possible with funding from the North Dakota Department of Agriculture. For more information, visit NDSU Extension’s new, comprehensive Field to Fork website or contact Julie Garden-Robinson, NDSU Extension food and nutrition specialist, at (701) 231-7187 or julie.garden-robinson@ndsu.edu. Morton County Extension will be hosting the webinars at the Morton County Courthouse. Go to www.tinyurl.com/2017fieldtofork and register to join the group at the Courthouse. You will be able to see the topics for each webinar date and register for all of those that are of interest to you. You may also register to join us at the Courthouse by calling the office at 701-667-3340.
Location:
Online or the Morton County Extension Office in Mandan, ND
Date/Time Information:
Wednesdays from 2pm to 3pm. (February 22 to April 26)
Contact Information:
Shaundra, 701-221-6865
Fees/Admission:
free
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