Produce Farm Twilight Tour

Bus tour to showcase Wichita-area farms and food safety management Like most farmers, Tom Brown, co-owner of Meadowlark Farm outside of Wichita, takes a dim view of what he considers unnecessary government regulations meddling in his operation. One such piece of legislation is the Produce Safety Rule—the first mandatory federal standard for growing, harvesting, packing and [...]

Produce Farm Twilight Tour2017-07-18T23:42:02-05:00

NFUF Launching Needs Assessment Survey to Inform Food Safety

WASHINGTON (June 20, 2017) – The Local Food Safety Collaborative, a collaboration between National Farmers Union Foundation (NFUF) and the U.S. Food and Drug Association (FDA), today launched a nationwide food safety survey. The results will help the organization address the needs of small producers and processors with regards to food safety and compliance with [...]

NFUF Launching Needs Assessment Survey to Inform Food Safety2017-07-24T09:53:01-05:00

Bus Tour to Showcase Wichita-area Farms and Food Safety Management

By TOM PARKER Like most farmers, Tom Brown, co-owner of Meadowlark Farm outside of Wichita, takes a dim view of what he considers unnecessary government regulations meddling in his operation. One such piece of legislation is the Produce Safety Rule—the first mandatory federal standard for growing, harvesting, packing and holding of fresh produce. Published [...]

Bus Tour to Showcase Wichita-area Farms and Food Safety Management2017-07-21T14:04:30-05:00

Bus Tour to Showcase Wichita-area Farms and Food Safety Management

By Tom Parker Like most farmers, Tom Brown, co-owner of Meadowlark Farm outside of Wichita, takes a dim view of what he considers unnecessary government regulations meddling in his operation. One such piece of legislation is the Produce Safety Rule-the first mandatory federal standard for growing, harvesting, packing and holding of fresh produce. Published in [...]

Bus Tour to Showcase Wichita-area Farms and Food Safety Management2017-08-30T08:34:29-05:00

Kansas Farmers Union Receives FSMA Education Grant

Kansas Farmers Union was recently selected as a collaborator on the National Farmers Union Foundation’s Local Food Safety Collaborative project funded by a cooperative agreement with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The goal of this work is to provide outreach, education, and training to small local food producers and processors on the Produce Safety [...]

Kansas Farmers Union Receives FSMA Education Grant2017-02-27T17:58:57-06:00

Session One

Join us every other Monday in August for farm tours, lunch, networking, and an educational session. No cost to participate! Aspiring, beginning and veteran farmers encouraged to attend. MORNING FARM TOURS For those wishing to ride in a van, we will meet at the Ag Hall of Fame. The vans will depart at 8:15 a.m., [...]

Session One2016-11-04T21:46:52-05:00