Harvesting and Handling Produce
Which types of produce do you harvest with a knife? Which with bare hands? What’s best picked with gloves? After picking do you get it wet or keep it dry? What’s the best way to cool off produce? Which produce likes to stay warm and dry? What is hydrocooling and why is it important? We’ll be demonstrating and discussing all of these questions and more. This practicum will cover basic and in depth info about harvesting and post harvest handling plus we will also check out a wide variety of field and harvest tools. A tour of the Cornercopia Student Organic Farm’s operations will also be included.
WHEN - June 30th, 9am – 11am
LOCATION - The Cornercopia Student Organic Farm. See the Map.
TEACHER - Courtney Tchida
COST - $20 for PRI members/$25 for non-members
***Five spots are available for U of M students FREE OF CHARGE due to the location of the class. If you are interested and have a valid U of M ID, email firstname.lastname@example.org
**Advance registration appreciated (as some of our classes do fill to capacity), but generally not required – if you have trouble reserving your spot online, day-of registration is allowed and encouraged. Having problems with the website, or questions about registration in general? Email emily@pricoldclimate.