Wednesday, September 23, 2009

November 16, 2009: Day I- Agenda

7:45am to 8:45am- Sign-in & Registration

8:45am to 9am- Welcome
Pablo Elliot, The Local Food Project at Airlie
Holder Trumbo, Chairman, Fauquier County Board of Supervisors

9am to 9:30am- Keynote: 2009 Food Safety Legislation- Understanding the Current Status
Kate Fitzgerald, National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition

9:30am to 10:30am- Health Department Regulations & Certification Training Opportunities for a Food-based Business
Virginia Valentine, Rappahannock-Rapidan Health District
Beverly Samuel, Virginia Cooperative Extension

10:30am to 10:50am- Break

10:50am to 12:15pm- Short Presentations & Roundtables: Virginia Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services (VDACS) Regulations that Govern a Food-based Business
Donna Bonner (Office of Dairy and Foods), Catherine Cash (Direct Marketing- Organic Certification), Shayne Clinton (Food Safety Specialist) & Barry Jones (Office of Meat & Poultry Services), VDACS

12:15pm to 1:15pm- Lunch

1:15pm to 1:45pm- Fauquier County Sample Zoning Regulations
Deborah Dotson & Kim Johnson, Fauquier County Department of Community Development- Zoning Division

1:45pm to 2:45pm- Food Entrepreneurship & Product Testing Opportunities
Joell Eifert, Virginia Tech, Department of Food Science & Technology

2:45pm to 3pm- Break

3:00pm to 4:00pm- Food Safety Regulations that Pertain to GAPs Certification
Rob Williams, Virginia Tech, Department of Food Science & Technology
Tom Smith, VDACS

4:00pm to 4:15pm- Wrap-up & Adjourn

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