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As more produce buyers require food safety assurances, many growers are documenting their food safety practices and considering whether certification is a good fit for them. Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) is a voluntary set of food-safety guidelines designed to help produce growers improve food safety on the farm. Successful completion of a WSDA GAP audit will earn the farm a USDA GAP certification. Learn about Bridging the GAPs, a new project of WSDA to work with auditors and growers to identify best practices for food safety efforts on small and diversified farms. Join Cedarville Farm, and a group of farmers, food buyers and GAP Auditors from WSDA, as they discuss good agricultural practices for small and diversified farms, and why food safety planning matters to them. (Source: Washington State Department of Agriculture)
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You Can HelpJoin us in making fresh, locally grown food more accessible on Vashon! Market Buck Match is funded through contributions from Islanders like you!
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Vashon Island Growers Association Attn: Market Buck Match P. O. Box 2894 Vashon, WA 98070
When Food Stamp recipients use their benefits at the Vashon Farmers Market, VIGA's Market Buck Match program matches what they spend, up to $10 per visit. We also offer a 100% match for WIC fresh fruits and vegetables vouchers.
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