2018 Senior Coupon Applications are AVAILABLE NOW!

The 2018 Senior Coupon APPLICATIONS are available now!                                                                                                                                      Go to our Senior Coupon Page to get information and you may DOWNLOAD the application to fill out and mail in!                                                                                                                                           Remember it is  on a FIRST COME – FIRST SERVE basis so get your application as soon as possible and fill it out and send it in!!!

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Food Safety, Meetings, Retail, Uncategorized, Wholesale

Powered Industrial Trucks (Tow Motor) Training

A   class will be held for Tow Motor training for interesting parties on Tuesday, March 6th, 2:00 pm in the Wholesale Warehouse Bay One at the Southwest Virginia Farmers’ Market.  GAP Coordinator, Kevin “Bubba” Hancock will conduct the class.

The class will train according the the requirements of OSHA Standard 1910.178.  You will have to demonstrate the ability to safely and correctly drive a Powered Industrial Truck.

Everyone that passes will receive a certificate of Completion!

For more information contact Kevin Hancock at 276.730.3000 extension 2942 or kevin.hancock@carrollcountyva.gov.

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2018 Virginia Pumpkin Growers Association’s Annual Meeting

The Virginia Pumpkin Growers Association  will hold it’s annual meeting on Saturday, January 27th, 2018.  The meeting will be held at the Wholesale area of the Southwest Virginia Farmers Market.  Registration begins at 8:15 through 9:00 with the meeting beginning at 9:00 am.

Agenda will be available on the day of the meeting at the Registration table. Annual dues of $50.00 will be due at Registration.  A catered meal will be available by Hershbergers Produce.

Anyone interested in attending or becoming a member is encouraged to attend this meeting.  We have several guest speakers who are very knowledgeable about pumpkins, food safety, and other important matters.

Please rsvp to 276.730.3128 or email teresa.lester@carrollcountyva.org with the count of attendees by Friday, January 19th, 2018.  We need an accurate count for our catering company.

The Virginia Pumpkin Growers Association is a non-profit 501 (c) 5 organization formed for educational benefit to growers interested in growing or is growing pumpkin and fall products .

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Virginia Pumpkin Growers Annual Meeting 2017

The annual meeting of the Virginia Pumpkin Growers Association will be on Saturday, January 28th, 2017. The meeting will take place at the Southwest VA Farmers Market Wholesale Warehouse Building. Registration is from 8:30 – 8:55am with the meeting to start at 9:00 am. Dues are required at the meeting and a catered lunch will be served. Agendas are available on the day of the meeting!

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Food Safety, Meetings

Food Safety Meeting – April 26, 2016

Food SafetyThe Southwest Virginia Farmers Market will be have a full day of GFSI Food Safety Training on April 26th, 2016. The meeting will be held at the Wholesale Warehouse from 10:00 am until 6:00 pm. Registration will begin at 9:30 am.

Please give us a call at 276.730.3128 or email ksemones@carrollcountyva.org with your plans to attend as soon as possible. QCS will be putting on the training.

Everyone is invited to attend!

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