The intent of the exercise is for PSA grower course trainees to witness the impact of water infiltration in produce, consider produce safety implications related to post-harvest water quality and think about the importance of managing postharvest water quality.
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Sue Davis, Oregon Department of Agriculture Produce Safety Development Specialist Sue has worked in agriculture since 2004 when she and her family bought and began operating a small, diversified farm in the Columbia River Gorge. For several years Sue was actively engaged in the start-up and development of the Gorge Grown Food Network. Since 2010 Sue has worked for the state departments of...
Josiah, Native Hawaiian, is a Program and Policy Specialist for the Indigenous Food & Agriculture Initiative, bringing over five years of experience in analyzing Tribal implications of federal policy and supporting increased access to agricultural resources. Prior to rejoining the Initiative, Josiah served as trustee liaison for the Native American Agriculture Fund,...
A meeting was held to develop a strategy to maximize the impact and support for food entrepreneurs in New England. Stakeholders discussed the challenges and opportunities faced by food entrepreneurs and outlined training and resource needs.
Nicole Richard, Research Associate/Food Safety Specialist, has been involved in numerous needs assessment projects which resulted in the development of resources and programming for numerous target audiences (e.g., educators, consumers, seafood and produce industries, food entrepreneurs). Her lab-based research has primarily focused on the evaluation of biochemical and microbiological quality and...
CAFF has created a new resource for farmers that have Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) pick up locations during COVID-19.
CAFF has created a new resource to help farmers prepare for possible labor shortages due to COVID-19.
This guide is designed to help you figure out how the PC Rule applies to your farm’s value-added products and what you are expected to do about it.
A a guide to employment law for Vermont farmers and farm workers covering some of the most pressing questions raised by the novel coronavirus: from paid sick leave, to unemployment insurance, to rules for small businesses.
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