Three farms who participated in the NC Fresh Produce Safety Initiative

Below you will find three case studies documenting North Carolina farmers’s experiences who have participated in the NC Fresh Produce Safety Initiative. The following farms are of varying sizes and represent various commodities. By attending GAPs training these farms  prepared for certification and also strengthened their ability to respond to market demands, food safety costs, and unforseen situations such as an outbreak.  Here are the stories of Cold Mountain, Patterson’s and Cane Creek Valley Farms.

Patterson Farm_CaseStudy2010

Cold Mountain_CaseStudy2010

Cane Creek Valley Farm_CaseStudy2010