Meet the Jumpstart to Farm Food Safety Team

Who will be working with you:

Mary ChoateMary Saucier Choate, M.S., R.D.N., L.D.N.
Food Safety Field Specialist, UNH Cooperative Extension
Grafton County Extension Office

Mary works with farmers, food processors, and food service workers to help them to improve the food safety environment of their farm and facilities. Clients become more food safety competent, confident, and knowledgeable. At Extension, she works with clients individually and via workshops and classes to assist them with understanding how food safety practices may affect the quality, consistency, and food safety of their products.

Robson MachadoDr. Robson Machado
Assistant Extension Professor and Food Science Specialist, UMaine Extension

Robson has statewide responsibilities in helping Maine farmers and food entrepreneurs develop safe foods, while assisting processors to address changing regulations when commercializing local food and beverage products.

Jason BoltonDr. Jason Bolton
Extension Professor and Food Safety Specialist, UMaine Extension
Area Coordinator of the Innovation Program, University of Maine Business School