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Workshop for Backyard Egg Farmers and Buyers

UH CTAHR Cooperative Extension Service News Release

There will be a free workshop to assist those raising chickens for eggs as well as buyers. The workshop will cover candling and grading of shell eggs, washing and good handling practices, packaging and labeling, compliance with federal and state laws, and resources for the backyard egg farmer.

The workshop will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 26 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Queen Liliuokalani Children’s Center Activity Room at Kulana Oiwi.

Attendees are encouraged to bring their own eggs for Q and A, and hands on candling practice. Speakers will include Mrs. Jeri Kahana, State Department of Agriculture, Quality Assurance Administrator, representatives from the Hawaii Department of Health Sanitation Branch, and Food Safety educators from the UH College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, Cooperative Extension Service.

“Eggs for Home Use and Off-Farm Sales: A Free Workshop for Backyard Egg Farmers and Buyers” is sponsored by the State Departments of Agriculture and Health, and UH College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR).  Everyone is invited!

To register, visit eventbrite.com/event/9211474769 or call the Molokai Extension Office at 567-6929 to reserve a seat.


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