From the Farm

Where leafy greens grow in the winter

Soon after the California leafy greens community established the first food safety program of its kind in the

California Ag Secretary Honored with Golden Checkmark Award

It’s not often that a group of farmers comes to the government asking

Working with FDA to build a Virtual Farm Tour

Last week The LGMA and one of our members, Braga Fresh Family Farms, had the unique opportun

New LGMA Training Program Empowers Employees

This May we are excited to officially launch the California LGMA comprehensive food safety

Congressman Panetta views California farm food safety program

The California LGMA was thrilled to welcome newly elec

2017 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

Flooding and Food Safety

Rain is Welcome... Although not anticipated, this winter has brought a lot of moisture to California.  For a state that has be

2017: An Important Year for the LGMA

On July 23, 2007... For the first time in history, U.S. government officials visited a California leafy green

California Farming

What it takes to provide year-round lettuce   We often use the statistic that 75% of the nation’s lettuce and leafy greens are grown in Cal

FDA’s New Deputy Commissioner Ostroff visits California Farms

The LGMA is pleased to welcome U.S. Food and Drug Admi

Thank You Farmers

National Farmer's Day October 12 is National Farmer’s Day, but we think farmers should be celebrated every day.  Nowhere on earth is there a foo

Annual Report shows more Citations can be a Good Thing

The 2015/16 LGMA Annual Report is now available for review.  It includ

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