Organic Blueberries

MICHIGAN CONSERVATION DISTRICT

Produce Safety Technicians

Michigan is the only state with a Produce Safety Technician program dedicated to providing on-farm technical education for fresh produce farmers. Better yet, technicians are a free, voluntary, confidential, non-regulatory resource.

Organic Blueberries

HOW WE CAN HELP

PRODUCE SAFETY RISK ASSESSMENTS

A PSRA is a way for a farm to ensure that they are following best produce safety practices.

ON-FARM

READINESS REVIEWS

An OFRR is a voluntary, free, and completely confidential service to prepare growers for a potential future inspection.

FARM VISITS

A technician can meet with you on your farm and help you come up with an action plan to implement certain practices or procedures.

MEET THE TEAM

Michigan is the only state with a Produce Safety Technician program dedicated to providing on-farm technical education for fresh produce farmers. Better yet, technicians are a free, voluntary, confidential, non-regulatory resource.

TESTIMONIALS

"Even though you may think you're doing everything as safely as it should be done, it is very helpful with elevating your farm practices by having a professional come see your place and offer suggestions. This definitely helped to make improvements to my business and in safety here at my farm."

Patti Travioli,

Heartwood Forest Farm

"By working with Michelle, we were able to take steps and make goals to help our farm be in compliance with Federal food safety guidelines and feel confident that we are providing clean and safe produce to our customers."

Noel Weeks,

La Casa Verde Produce

IN THE NEWS

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TASTE THE LOCAL DIFFERENCE

JULY 13, 2020

Deer in the Woods

MICHELLE JACOKES

FEB 12, 2020