New Seminar Designed to Help Farmers Understand Food Safety
A free “Understanding FSMA for Farmers” seminar will be held October 5 from 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at the McGrath Family Farm located at 1012 W. Ventura Boulevard, Camarillo, CA. The workshop, which will help growers understand the new Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), is hosted by the Abundant Table Farm & Food Hub, the University of California and the Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF).
Kali Feiereisel, CAFF’s food safety specialist, will lead the workshop and cover the following topics:
- Understanding FSMA’s farm categories
- Preparing for FSMA inspections
- Good Agricultural Practices
- Retaining high-quality produce via safe post-harvest practices
The workshop will consist of classroom and real-world field exercises on the McGrath Farm. Interested parties can register for the workshop online.