California LGMA Issues 2021/2022 Annual Report

August 10, 2022 California LGMA

The California LGMA has issued its latest Annual Report which summarizes the activities of the organization and its membership from April 1, 2021 – March 31, 2022.  In the report, the LGMA provides its certified member list and audit and citation data.  Additionally, this year’s report provided a summary of changes to the organization’s food safety standards. 

Understanding the Why Behind Food Safety Motivates Food Producers

June 29, 2022 California LGMA

Nearly ten years ago the California LGMA partnered with STOP Foodborne Illness to create a motivational training video for leafy greens producers.  The video features the stories of two young women, Rylee Gustafson and Lauren Bush, who became seriously ill with E. coli after eating contaminated spinach in 2006.  The video also features farmer Dan Sutton who emphasizes to the women that he will share their stories to help make a difference.

California LGMA Starts 2022 Leafy Greens Season with New Leadership

April 8, 2022 California LGMA

On March 24, 2022 the California LGMA Advisory met for its last meeting of the fiscal year where the group elected a new slate of officers to help guide the organization in the 2022 growing season.

California LGMA Welcomes New Board Members and Bids Farewell to former CEO Scott Horsfall

Several new members have been added to the Board of the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA). The LGMA Board met last week to welcome new members, elect officers and bid farewell to its former CEO Scott Horsfall who retired in February after 13 years of leadership with the organization.