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To provide a unified effort to promote change in Indian Agriculture for the benefit of Indian People.

The Intertribal Agriculture Council conducts a wide range of programs designed to further the goal of improving Indian Agriculture. The IAC promotes the Indian use of Indian resources and contracts with federal agencies to maximize resources for tribal members.

Native food producers: register for IFAI’s Legal Issues in Tribal Food Safety webinars!

January 4, 2018

These webinars will discuss very specific legal issues pertaining to farms that grow produce (fruits and vegetables) in Indian Country and will provide key discussion points to ensure differences in jurisdiction and authority are identified; we will also assist the Tribal producer or those producing food on Indian Country lands in identifying and spotting key issues that face us as unique producers.

Legal Issues in Tribal Food Safety (Part 1)

Monday, January 8
4 pm Central

Please register for Legal Issues in Tribal Food Safety (Part 1) at:

Legal Issues in Tribal Food Safety (Part 2)

Thursday, January 11
4 pm Central

Please register for Legal Issues in Tribal Food Safety (Part 2) at:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

The Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative has developed this series of food safety webinars to help Native American farmers, ranchers and food producers to understand the importance of food safety and what is necessary to reach compliance under the FSMA. Attendees will learn about produce safety, food-borne pathogens, worker health, wildlife, land use, post-harvest handling, and legal issues associated with food safety in Indian Country.

There are more webinars in this series, please visit our website to register for all remaining webinars. All presentations are free and open to the public. Many of the presentations use Produce Safety Alliance approved materials and serve as an important preparation for attending in-person events.


This information forwarded to you by the Intertribal Agriculture Council

The Intertribal Agriculture Council (IAC) was founded in 1987 to pursue and promote the conservation, development and use of our agricultural resources for the betterment of our people. Land-based agricultural resources are vital to the economic and social welfare of many Native American and Alaskan Tribes. The IAC has over the last decade become recognized as the most respected voice within the Indian community and government circles on agricultural policies and programs in Indian country.

For more information, please visit or contact:

Donita A. Fischer
Public Relations Director

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