This workshop will cover the latest updates and most current details on the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the Proposed Produce Rule. Speakers will share resources and decision-support tools to facilitate co-management discussions between farmers/conservation professionals and food safety professionals. Hear about various experiences and innovative solutions to passing a customer-requested third-party audit for small farmers. Learn about prepared pre-farm gate food safety plans for small and mid-sized farms using the basic Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) and Good Harvesting Practices (GHP).
Jo Ann Baumgartner, Wild Farm Alliance, Watsonville, CA;
Kaley Grimland Mendoza, Agricultural Land-Based Training Association (ALBA), Salinas, CA;
Karen Lowell, National Resource Conservation Service, Salinas, CA.