From the Farm

2016 Membership Deadline

If you are a handler of leafy green crops who is interested in becoming a member of the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreem

POLITCO Covers Challenges in FSMA Implementation for States

This fall the LGMA was interviewed by reporter Helena Bottemiller Evich¬

California Farms brought virtually to Washington DC

The LGMA has hosted several farm tours for officials from the FDA in r

California Farmers Prepare for the Possibility of El Nino Floods

California farmers are preparing to deal with the po

Lettuce Production Goes South for the Winter

Fall marks a change of seasons. On the East Coast this change is evidenced by the famous “

Chick-fil-A: A Big Supporter of Food Safety and the LGMA

A great example of a company committed to food safety is Chick-fil-A.  

High School Math and Food Safety

After reviewing the California LGMA 2014/15 Annual Report issued last month and noting the continuing declin

Mythbuster: LGMA Metrics and Organic Production

Outside of the leafy greens industry, there seems to be a common misconception that the rigo

Why Food Safety Matters

Recently, Dan Sutton, General Manager for Pismo Oceano Vegetable Exchange, began to notice that when employees saw him in the fi

What Does A Culture of Food Safety Look Like?

What exactly is a culture of food safety? We talk about it a lot in produce food safety circ

For the LGMA, Every Day is About Food Safety

Tuesday, April 7th is World Health Day. The LGMA is paying particular attention to this

USDA: California Boasts Unique and Powerful Agricultural Industry

On its blog, USDA recently posted some statistics spe

Arizona and California Partner to Produce Safe Food

Together, California and Arizona provide 94.7 percent of the leafy green

Got two minutes? Watch and learn more about Farming Leafy Greens

Did you know that 90 percent of the leafy greens grown

A Look Back at 2013/14 Year

As we look back on the 2013/14 leafy greens year, I can report that it was another very solid year for our industry and for the

October 15 is ‚ÄúGlobal Hand Washing Day‚ÄĚ

How many times have you washed your hands today?  You might want to pay special attention t

Growing Possibilities Event in Lompoc, CA

Last Friday, it was my pleasure to speak at the first-ever “Growing Possibilities: Norther

Are Leafy Greens Safer Today?

As Chairman of the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement, I am often asked if leafy greens are safer today than they were

Canadian Public Relations Program Seeks to Educate Consumers

With funding from a California Specialty Crop Block Grant, the LGMA is l