Upcoming Farmers’ PAT meeting – 2013 August 13

The next Farmers’ and Institutional Buyers PAT meeting will be at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, August 13 in the MSU Extension Classroom (basement), 705 N. Zeeb Road, Ann Arbor.

Agenda to include:

1) An update from Daniel Poon and Al Connor on their work on the comment letter to be submitted to FDA regarding the proposed Produce Safety Rules under Section 105 of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

2) Ashley Miler Helmholdt, manager of the Chelsea Farmers’ Market, has confirmed her attendance at this meeting.  She will share and discuss with us her experiences and views on the development of farmers’ markets in the area.

3) An update from Joanna Rosene-Mirvis on two reports commissioned by Washtenaw County Office of Community and Economic Development (OCED).

4) An update from Tim Redmond on the WFPC retreat, possibly including priority-setting for the coming season.