Vegetable Equipment Demonstration, Produce Safety, and ServSafe for Home Based Vendors at Pinney Purdue Ag Center August 10th – Vegetable Crops Hotline

Vegetable Equipment Demonstration, Produce Safety, and ServSafe for Home Based Vendors at Pinney Purdue Ag Center August 10th

Jang seeder, tilther and BCS tractor

(Photo by Liz Maynard)

Vegetable equipment for small farms will be demonstrated on August 10, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Central Time, at the Pinney Purdue Agricultural Center. Market gardeners, urban farmers, home and community gardeners are invited to attend and learn about equipment and tools for seeding, planting, weed management, and tillage. Demonstration equipment will include a Jang seeder, paperpot transplanter, wheel hoe, tine weeder, tilther, BCS walk-behind tractor, and more. Lunch sponsored by Johnny’s Selected Seeds and Safe Produce Indiana will follow the demonstration.

Attendees may stay for the afternoon Food Safety Day from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and learn about testing water used in vegetable growing and Good Agricultural Practices, or attend a ServSafe program and get a certificate required for Home Based Vendors.

There is a fee for the ServSafe program but no charge for the morning program or other afternoon programs.

Register here:

Register for ServSafe by August 3, 2023. Payment ($40):

To register or if you have other questions, please get in touch with Rebecca Koetz at or (219) 755-3240.


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