Food Safety

Producer Information

  • Cottage Foods Program - Program through Georgia Department of Agriculture that allows Cottage Food Operators to produce non-potentially hazardous foods in their home kitchens for sale directly to the end consumer. For a quick guide on the program, click here. For the Power Point presentation by Cooperative Extension and Georgia Department of Agriculture on the new law, please click here.
  • Group GAP Audit - Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) is a common food safety certification required to sell wholesale. This report is based on findings from a pilot project that allowed a group of farms to file a group GAP audit, thus saving each farmer time and money.
  • ATTRA Video Series for understanding difference between third party and internal GAP Audits