FSMA Preventive Controls for Human Food Rule Resources

FDA has released some new fact sheets to provide information on potential exemptions and modified requirements for small and very small businesses under the Preventive Controls rules.  While this information is not new, it may have been difficult to find.   Please find links below and pdf files attached. Continue reading ‘FSMA Preventive Controls for Human Food Rule Resources’

Advertisements

Organic 2051 Forum on Future of Farming

It’s time to apply for the Organic 2051 Forum on the Future of Farming, with a cut-off date of November 30th.  Be one of the 100 change-makers drafting the blueprint for a future shaped by regenerative organic practices & infrastructure that sustain the world’s population beyond 2050.

Continue reading ‘Organic 2051 Forum on Future of Farming’

Market Opportunity Development Specialist Position with Forever Green Initiative, University of Minnesota

The Forever Green Initiative (http://www.forevergreen.umn.edu/) is working to establish an “accelerator” group of dedicated staff that will advance commercialization of selected continuous-living-cover crops for Midwest agriculture.  The Market Opportunity Development Specialist will identify near-term and longer-term market opportunities, work with potential buyers, and work as a team to advance commercialization of high-priority Forever Green Initiative crops. Apply by December 14, 2018. Continue reading ‘Market Opportunity Development Specialist Position with Forever Green Initiative, University of Minnesota’

Supply Chain Development Specialist with Forever Green Initiative, University of Minnesota

The Forever Green Initiative (http://www.forevergreen.umn.edu/) is working to establish an “accelerator” group of dedicated staff that will advance commercialization of selected continuous-living-cover crops for Midwest agriculture. The Supply Chain Development Specialist will conduct rapid assessment of supply chain development opportunities and in-depth assessment of supply chain potential for the most promising crops. The Specialist will work with a team to advance commercialization of high-priority Forever Green Initiative crops. Apply by December 14, 2018.

Continue reading ‘Supply Chain Development Specialist with Forever Green Initiative, University of Minnesota’

Master Gardener Program Youth Education Coordinator – Hennepin County

The University of Minnesota Extension is recruiting candidates for a 50% time Master Gardener Program Youth Education Coordinator – Hennepin County. Apply by December 7, 2018. Continue reading ‘Master Gardener Program Youth Education Coordinator – Hennepin County’

FSMA Produce Safety Rule Resources

The FSMA Produce Safety Rule is a new law relating to GAPs and recordkeeping for fruit and vegetable farms, and you may be wondering what this new law could mean for your farm. Perhaps you’re unsure about where to begin, what to focus on, or even whether or not your operation is covered by the rule! Here is a summary/roundup of some new resources to help you think through these topics.

Continue reading ‘FSMA Produce Safety Rule Resources’

Food & Farm Communications Fund Core Grants

The Core Grants Program is the central offering of the Food and Farm Communications Fund, awarding targeted communications support to community-based nonprofit organizations and grassroots networks working to advance systemic and cultural change across our food and farm systems. Submit Letter of Interest by December 28, 2018. Continue reading ‘Food & Farm Communications Fund Core Grants’


Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture Website

MISA collaborative logo no tagline

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 180 other followers

Advertisements