The Mt. Pleasant Farmers’ Market is one of ten markets statewide to receive a food safety programming grant from the Michigan Farmers Market Association.
This summer staff from the Mt. Pleasant Farmers’ Market and the MSU Extension Office will host three educational food safety sessions. These programs occur once a month at both the Thursday and Saturday markets during June, July and August.
The programming schedule is as follows:
Thursday, June 2 Time and Temperature Island Park
Saturday, June 18 Time and Temperature Town Center/Downtown
Thursday, July 14 Food Preservation Island Park
Saturday, July 16 Food Preservation Town Center/Downtown
Thursday, August 4 Preventing Cross-Contamination Island Park
Saturday, August 6 Preventing Cross-Contamination Town Center/Downtown
Sessions run continuously from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. and feature cooking demonstrations, recipes, and a variety of food safety educational resources. All sessions are free and are conducted under the Parks & Recreation and MSU-Extension tents. Pre-registration is not required.