Good Agricultural Practices

AgMatters LLC is pleased to offer the following services free to Maine Specialty Crop Growers (SCG) and Sellers:
  • Assistance for SCG Affected by the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)
  • Food Safety Audit Preparation Assistance for GAP/GHP or Produce GAPS Harmonized Audits
  • Food Safety Education for Maine Crop Distribution Systems
These grants allow us to work one on one or with groups to accomplish this work. Call 207-873-2108 or 207-631-3303 or email Linda at or to arrange this assistance. We can help you to understand if, how, and when the Food Safety Modernization Act applies to your farming operation. AgMatters LLC provides safe food handling training of best practices and can put you in touch with information specific to your needs. AgMatters LLC has created templates that streamline the process for creating food safety plans, record keeping, and training employees. It takes about two hours to go over the materials and personalize individual plans. We will keep you posted of any changes or new information that may affect your operation. We provide one-on-one assistance by phone, e-mails, site visits, or you can come to us!