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Agricultural training offered in Goshen for sellers of fruits, vegetables, animal products

Posted on Jan. 17, 2013 at 12:00 a.m. | Updated on Jan. 17, 2013 at 12:12 p.m.

GOSHEN — The Purdue Extension Office of Elkhart County is offering training on agricultural practices for people interested in marketing fresh fruit and vegetables and animal products to individuals, stores and restauruants.

The Good Agricultural Practices training is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, at the Ag Hall on the Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds in Goshen.

The program costs $40 for an individual and $20 for each additional person from the same farm.

To register, contact Liz Maynard, Purdue Northwest Indiana Horticulture Specialists, 600 Vale Park Road, Valparaiso, IN 46383.

More information about the training can be found online or by contacting the Purdue Extension Office at 533-0554.