Farmworker Produce Safety Training Tools for English-speaking Managers

August 19, 2019 - August 27, 2019 8/19 & 8/27 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Fox Barn 500 18th Ave, Shelby, MI 49455 (Monday) & Edible Flint Educational Farm in Flint, MI 1638 Beach St. Flint, MI 48503 (Tuesday)

Contact: Mariel Borgman , Garrett Ziegler

This free workshop will train farm managers and crew leaders to conduct successful produce safety training programs that meet the requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and contribute to a positive workplace culture that supports produce safety.

  • Learn what training is required for farmworkers under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)
  • Gain tools and resources for building a culture of produce safety among farm employees
  • Explore evidence-based strategies for adult education, including tips for non-English speaking and low English literacy audiences

Who should attend:

crew leaders, managers, designated farm food safety individuals, owners and anyone responsible for farmworker training and day-to-day management of employees engaged in harvesting, packing or other produce handling tasks

Locations and Dates:

The workshop will be held from 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in two locations:

Monday, Aug. 19 at The Fox Barn in Shelby, MI 

500 18th Ave
Shelby, MI 49455


Tuesday, Aug. 27 at Edible Flint Educational Farm in Flint, MI

1638 Beach St.
Flint, MI 48503



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Tags: farm food safety, farmworker training, fsma, michigan state university extension, msu, produce safety

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