FSMA, Resource Management and Food Safety on Your Farm

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.