PASA 2016: Cheese Track (Full Day)

Good Cheese, Safe Cheese: The Food Safety-Quality Connection

Prepare basic programs that lay the foundation for Cheese Production Food Safety, and understand the link between controlling food safety and improving cheese quality. Participants will work on their own plans, for current or future facilities, and develop a framework for completing their food safety program at home. Handouts will be provided prior to the session, which participants should use to prepare initial written plans.

Understanding Cheese Quality: Evaluating &Describing Cheese to Develop & Amend Recipes

See, taste, and smell to describe cheese and find positive attributes and flaws. Then use this information to develop and/or alter recipes to produce the highest quality cheese. Participants will evaluate their cheeses and create descriptions. This will be followed by a discussion of how to use this information to improve cheese quality.

Underwriting thanks to Dairy Heritage by Agri-Service LLC.

PASA: Farming for the Future Conference

The annual Farming for the Future Conference is PASA’s signature event and our main vehicle for community building. Widely regarded as the best of its kind in the East, this event brings together an audience of over 2,000 farmers, processors, consumers, students, environmentalists and business and community leaders annually.

Complete Conference and Registration information here.