Upcoming Events

Add Your Own Event  View as Calendar

We hope that this regional calendar of events will be used extensively and serve as a resource for all stakeholder groups as a way to learn about upcoming programming as well as a way to spread the word.

Successful Value Added Food Product Development: Managing Food Quality and Safety

March 23, 2021 - 9:00am to March 30, 2021 - 1:00pm

Virtual Session

Hosted by CISA and created and presented by Food Safety specialists and educators, this course is a remote 3-session program designed specifically to address product development and food safety issues faced by small value added food processors. Throughout the course, we will introduce the food science basics, important considerations when developing a new food product, share key elements required for product labeling, and provide an overview of key regulatory requirements for small and emerging food businesses.

Virtual Train the Trainer Course- Product Development Course For Small Food Businesses

April 14, 2021 - 8:30am to 5:00pm

Virtual Session

We encourage you to join us and participate in an upcoming 1-day Train-the-Trainer session for a project supported by the USDA Food Safety Outreach Program titled, “Food Safety Management Training for Small and Emerging Food Businesses: Integrating a Food Safety Culture from Concept to Commercialization”. The project aims to develop and implement a sustainable food safety training program customized to small and emerging food businesses (SEFB) that will help increase their knowledge in food safety and enable entrepreneurial success in the marketplace.