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Event Details

Date

May 31 - June 1, 2017

Location

Cornell University, Stocking Hall
411 Tower Rd
Ithaca, NY 14853

Cost

$600.00 NYS Early Fee (prior to 5/17/17)
(additional attendee $600.00 ea.)

$725.00 Out-of-State Early Fee (prior to 5/17/17)
(additional attendee $725.00 ea.)

After 5/17/17 Costs: $725 for NYS; $900 Out-of-State

Host

Harvest NY and Cornell Dairy Extension


607-255-3459

Pre-Registration Deadline: May 17, 2017

EVENT HAS PASSED

Cured Meats Workshop

May 31 - June 1, 2017

Cured Meats Workshop
The Cured Meats Workshop is tailored to small-scale meat processors and restaurant owners interested in creating a value-added meat product for their customers.

The course consists of lecture sessions that will cover basic charcuterie, meat fabrication, casings, grinding, as well as an overview of HACCP, scheduled processes, and testing. Participants will also learn through on-hands sessions the basics of cured meats production in coppa, pancetta, speck and others.

Time and agenda to be announced soon.

For more information about this event, contact MacKenzie Waro.




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Upcoming Events

Empire State Barley and Malt Summit

December 13 - December 14, 2017
Weds evening program and all day Thursday
Liverpool, NY

Join us in an informative summit targeted toward NYS malting barley growers and malt house operators as well as small grains growers interested in malting barley as a new crop. NYS brewers and distillers who wish to better understand the growing and malting processes are encouraged to attend too.
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Announcements

Growing for Wholesale Guidelines Available

Grading and packing guidelines are now available for 16 commonly grown specialty crops in NYS: broccoli crowns, Brussels sprouts, corn, green peppers, cucumbers, green cabbage, red cabbage, savory cabbage, cauliflower, eggplant, green beans, jalapenos, poblanos, Hungarian hot peppers, summer squash, and zucchini.

Acceptable quality standards and common defects that should be sorted out on the grading line are depicted in these resources, both visually and in outline form. Find all of the grading sheets here.

Western NY Food Hub looking for produce farmers!

Eden Valley Growers (EVG) is opening their doors to new produce growers interested in selling through wholesale market channels! Dubbed the Western NY Food Hub, this business diversification will provide qualified growers with immediate access to wholesale markets. Based in Erie County, EVG is a vegetable growing farm cooperative that recently celebrated its 50th anniversary. Recognizing the increasing demand for locally grown food and the considerable assets the cooperative has, both in terms of infrastructure, sales and marketing, they are eager to provide Western NY farmers with a viable market for their produce. Click HERE to see more information.

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