Library offering safe food handling workshop

The Newcomerstown Public Library will host a workshop on safe food handling for farmers market vendors on Friday, May 7 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Library Annex at 123 N. Bridge St.

The workshop will focus on Department of Agriculture regulations and licensing requirements as well as safe food handling. Topics will include refrigeration and processing fruits and vegetables, home canned goods, meat, dairy, eggs, baked goods and value-added items.

The workshop is being presented by the Tuscarawas County Health Department. Attendance is free and open to the public. However, registration is recommended to ensure a seat and reserve an information packet. To pre-register, call the Newcomerstown Public Library at 498-7706 or 498-8228.