Micah Hutchison is a Produce Safety Technician located at the Genesee Conservation District. She works with fruit and vegetable farmers in Genesee, Shiawassee, Lapeer, Livingston, Oakland, Saginaw, and Tuscola counties. She helps educate growers on the best practices to prevent and reduce microbial contamination on fresh produce. Before joining the District, she worked with Flint area residents to increase the amount of fresh produce available within the community through promoting urban gardening and urban agriculture. Micah is committed to ensuring that safe and high quality food is being provided for the community. She is a firm believer that having access to safe food is an overlooked part when trying to resolve issues with food security. Micah holds a B.A. in Political Science from Wayne State University and has recently started pursuing her B.S. in Horticulture. She currently lives in Flint, MI with her husband, 9 year old daughter, and their two dogs. Smush smush.