Safe Wisconsin Produce: Events

​​​​​​​Safe Wisconsin Produce (SWP) will update this page regularly to list virtual and in-person events that are helpful to produce growers throughout the state. If you have ​questions about any of the events below, contact us at safeproduce@​wisconsin.gov.​

​​​Date & Time
Event
Location
​​Description
​December 8, 2022
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
​Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training
Register online​
​Virtual
​This course is intended for farms that grow, harvest, pack or hold produce on their farm or plan to in the future. Others interested in learning about the Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Safety Rule, Good Agricultural Practices and food safety are also welcome. Sponsored by DATCP and the ​Wisconsin Farmers Union, this PSA Grower training course is one way to meet the requirement to have at least one supervisor or responsible party for your farm attend an approved food safety class.
December 8-9, 2022
Dec. 8: Noon - 4 p.m.
Dec. 9: 9 a.​m. - 1 p.m.
Bridging the GAPs: Approaches for Treating Preharvest Agricultural Water On-Farm Training Course
Register online​
​Virtual
​Produce growers are continually assessing their operations to determine where they can limit risk and increase productivity. As a result, many have expressed interest in learning more about how on-farm preharvest water treatment systems work and how they may fit within their current setup. This two-day virtual training helps you learn about different approaches to treating water on-farm, how to implement these systems to meet requirements of the Produce Safety Rule, and how to verify that the system is operating as intended.​

Cost is $25, which includes shipping of course materials. Must attend both days for certificate.
January 24, 2023
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training
Register online
Village of Wrightstown Community Room
352 High St. 
Wrightstown, WI​ 54180

This course is intended for farms that grow, harvest, pack or hold produce on their farm or plan to in the future. Others interested in learning about the Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Safety Rule, Good Agricultural Practices and food safety are also welcome. Sponsored by DATCP and the ​Wisconsin Farmers Union, this PSA Grower training course is one way to meet the requirement to have at least one supervisor or responsible party for your farm attend an approved food safety class.
​February 28, 2023
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

​Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training
Registration link coming soon
​1750 8th Ave.
Baldwin, WI 54002 
This course is intended for farms that grow, harvest, pack or hold produce on their farm or plan to in the future. Others interested in learning about the Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Safety Rule, Good Agricultural Practices and food safety are also welcome. Sponsored by DATCP and the ​Wisconsin Farmers Union, this PSA Grower training course is one way to meet the requirement to have at least one supervisor or responsible party for your farm attend an approved food safety class.
March 29, 2023

​Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training
Registration link coming soon
Marathon County. Additional​ details TBA 
This course is intended for farms that grow, harvest, pack or hold produce on their farm or plan to in the future. Others interested in learning about the Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Safety Rule, Good Agricultural Practices and food safety are also welcome. Sponsored by DATCP and the ​Wisconsin Farmers Union, this PSA Grower training course is one way to meet the requirement to have at least one supervisor or responsible party for your farm attend an approved food safety class.