Jumpstart to farm food safety with UMaine, UNH Extensions

University of Maine Cooperative Extension and University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension are hosting an informational webinar about a new program for produce farmers to help them start or improve their farm food safety planning from 4–5 p.m. March 1. 

Jumpstart to Farm Food Safety” is a yearlong technical support program available by application to produce farmers in Maine and New Hampshire that includes an on-site visit, prioritizing needs and developing a food safety plan. Rob Machado, UMaine Extension assistant professor and food science specialist; Jason Bolton, Extension associate professor and food safety specialist; and Mary Choate, UNH Extension associate field specialist and food safety field specialist, will lead the webinar.

The webinar is free; registration is required. Register on the program webpage. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Robson Machado, 207.581.3144; robson.machado@maine.edu. This program is funded by USDA NIFA grant 2021-70020-35647.