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Providing Small Farms An Integrated Approach to Meet Fsma, Gaps, and Nop Requirements Through Education, Outreach, and Technical Support

Vargo, A.
Local Food Hub, Inc.
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ObjectivesObjective 1 Work with LFH partner farms to determine level of FSMA coverage, build customized work-plans to achieve compliance, and evaluate integration of GAPs and NOP into these plans.Objective 2 Provide one-on-one technical assistance through farm visits and work sessions, as a follow-up to PSA Grower Training on FSMA's Produce Safety Rule.Objective 3 Develop complementary FSMA resources related to integrated record-keeping strategies, farm worker training for small, diversified farms, and on-farm infrastructure upgrades.Objective 4Develop and administer a communication plan with the Southern Center for FSMA Training, including an evaluative component with both qualitative and quantitative measures.
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Nat'l. Inst. of Food and Agriculture
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