The University of Maryland’s Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and the Agriculture Law Education Initiative (ALEI) provided a series of special on-farm food safety and recall readiness trainings for farmers in January 2018. These trainings are supported by the Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE), a program of […]
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This workshop is specifically geared to operators of farms with Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) components. The workshop will cover Maryland Good Agriculture Practices (GAP) basics, an overview of the Food Safety Modernization Act, food safety risk and recommendations for a CSA operation, recall planning and the role of regulatory agencies […]
By Sarah Fielder ALEI Legal Specialist Paul Goeringer and Faculty Specialist Mayhah Suri will attend the 21st International Farm Management Association’s (IFMA) Congress in the City of Edinburgh, Scotland July 2-7, 2017. The conference, with a focus on future farming systems, will provide an opportunity to learn about farm management […]
By: Sarah Fielder The University of College Park, Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and the Agriculture Law Education Initiative (ALEI) was recently awarded a Northeast SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education) Partnership Grant to create and administer on-farm food safety educational programs. The amount of the grant was $14,917. […]
By Sarah Fielder and Mayhah Suri The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recognized the Agriculture Law Education Initiative recently for participating in a joint project led by the University of Maryland Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Maryland Department of Agriculture, and Maryland Farm Bureau. The project developed a community supported […]