Food Safety


At the Food Bank, we are very focused on proper food safety practices to ensure that the people who are being served through the emergency food network are receiving food that has been handled and stored properly. 

Listed below are upcoming food safety trainings and locations for our partner agencies.

To RSVP to a scheduled food safety training or to schedule your own, please contact Kelly Wright at kwright(at) or (315) 437-1899 x261.

The first hour of training is for both Food Pantries and Meal Sites; the second hour is just for Meal Sites.

Thursday, July 30th; 9 AM - 10 AM
Helping Hands Food Pantry
60 Central Ave. (3rd floor) Cortland, NY (Cortland County)

August 4th; 1pm - 3pm
Food Bank of CNY
7066 Interstate Island Rd., Syracuse NY (Onondaga County)

August 12th; 12 pm - 1 pm
Gouverneur Public Library
60 Church St., Gouverneur NY (St. Lawrence Co.)