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Fresh Produce Cold Chain Management for your Farm

Local Time

  • Timezone: Europe/Berlin
  • Date: Dec 02 2022
  • Time: 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Location

Colorado State University Extension, El Paso County
17 N. Spruce Street Colorado Springs, CO 80905

Join us in El Paso County for a workshop that will cover the importance of managing the temperature of your harvest for both quality and safety!

Program topics include:

  • Understanding produce physiology and how precooling systems lead to improved produce quality & maintaining the cold chain
  • Cold chain and post-harvest best practices
  • Hands-on activities (monitoring temps. and cleaning and sanitizing)
  • Mitigating risks with the system you use, from icing to hydro-cooling to different models of coolers
  • Importance of keeping it clean! Food contact surface sanitation and your cold chain practices
  • We will have a modified trailer on site with Cool-Bot technology for an “On-site Field trip”

 Featured Speakers:

  • Chris Callahan University of Vermont Extension. Associate Professor, Agricultural Engineering
  • Eduardo Gutierrez-Rodriguez, Colorado State University. Assistant Professor, Horticulture and Landscape Architecture

Class Fee: $30 plus Eventbrite fees*

  • Lunch will be provided
  • Registration deadline is 4:00 pm Thursday December 1, 2022
  • When registering select the in-person ticket or the ONLINE ticket
  • Workshop location: Colorado Springs and online

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/farm-cold-chain-management-workshop-tickets-443674180417