With the recent 2017-18 Budget announcement, programs and services affected will be updated shortly. Posted March 22, 2017

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Apply for Funding to Implement On-Farm Food Safety Systems.

The Saskatchewan On Farm Food Safety (OFFS) Implementation Program provides funding to provincial commodity groups to implement OFFS systems. Funding may be provided for training and promotional activities and producer level implementation.

Producers can access programming through the agencies listed below. 

Eligibility

Sectors that have or are developing a nationally recognized OFFS system can apply. Producers do not have to be members of a provincial commodity group to access programming.

Contact for Available Programing

Commodity

OFFS System

Provincial Delivery Agent

Beef cattle

Verified Beef Production Program

Saskatchewan Quality Starts Here/Verified Beef Production Working Group Inc.

Coy Schellenberg, Provincial Coordinator
Box 201
Beechy, SK S0L 0C0
Email: office@saskvbp.ca
Website: http://www.saskvbp.ca/
Phone: 306-859-9110

Sheep

Food-Safe Farm Practices

Sask. Sheep Development Board

Gordon Schroeder, Executive Director
2213C Hanselman Court
Saskatoon, SK S7L 6A8
Email: gordsheepdb@sasktel.net
Website: http://www.sksheep.com/
Phone: 306-933-5582

Potatoes
Leafy vegetables and cruciferae
Bulb and root vegetables
Fruiting vegetables
Asparagus, sweet corn and legumes



Small fruit
Tree and vine fruit

CanadaGAP

General Inquiries and Applications:

Agriculture Council of Saskatchewan Inc.
Bryan Kosteroski, Executive Director
PO Box 21038
Saskatoon,  SK   S7H 5N9
Email:  kosteroskib@agcouncil.ca
Phone:  306-975-6851 or 306-229-8986 (cell)

OFFS workshops and technical assistance:
SK Food Centre
Erin Hiebert
117-54 Innovation Boulevard
Saskatoon, SK  S7N 2V3
Email: ehiebert@foodcentre.sk.ca
Phone: 306-964-1818
SVGA Website: http://www.svga.ca/

Greenhouse production

CanadaGAP

Sask. Greenhouse Growers Association

Guenette Bautz, Managing Director
Email: saskgga@gmail.com
Website: http://www.saskgreenhouses.com/
Phone:   306-367-2012

Herbs and Spices
Specialty Agriculture Hemp
Products from the Wild
Natural Health Products

Canadian Herb, Spice and Natural Health
Product Coalition Good Agriculture
and Collection Practices (CHSNC GACP)

Sask. Herb and Spice Association

Connie Kehler, Executive Director
P.O. Box 7568, Station Main
Saskatoon, SK S7K 4L4
Email: hssa@sasktel.net
Website: http://www.hssa-sk.ca
Phone: 306-694-4622

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