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Food Safety Systems Delivery Agent

Food Safety Systems Delivery Agent

Note: During the potential Canada Post mail service interruption, applications for this program will be accepted by email, courier, or hand-delivery. Business as usual (as per T&Cs and Application forms) will resume when the situation is resolved. Please watch our GF2 webpages for further information.

Terms & Conditions

Application Form - e-fillable


Application Form - hand fill


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The Program Terms and Conditions and Application Form have been updated. Please review them prior to submitting your application as changes have been made to Applications, Grant Payments, Reporting Requirements and many other sections.

You must use the new Application forms and complete all sections.

Program purpose statement

The purpose of the Growing Forward 2 Food Safety Systems Delivery Agent Program is to provide financial support to successful Applicants to deliver commodity-specific OFFS Programs and/or advance the development and implementation of food safety systems by delivering courses, workshops and seminars, by developing and distributing resources, or by advertising and website development. This Program is designed to enable competitiveness in domestic and international markets and enhance adaptability and sustainability for the agricultural sector.

How are costs shared?

The Program provides grants on a cost-shared, reimbursement basis to cover Eligible Expenses for Projects up to a maximum of $100,000 per Applicant per Fiscal Year. Non-profit organizations and post-secondary institutions are eligible for up to 100% reimbursement. For-profit organizations, registered partnerships and individuals are eligible for 50% reimbursement.

Who can participate?

Non-profit organizations, post-secondary institutions, for-profit organizations, registered partnerships and individuals that provide training, education and food safety related services to farm producers and the food processing industry in Alberta.

How do you start?

Please contact the Ag-Info Centre at 310-FARM (3276) to find out more about the program, or to speak with the program lead, Kimberly Comeau at (403) 388-3189 or

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Program Contact

After reading the FAQ below, if you wish to speak with a Program Specialist, please contact the Safe Food Branch at 780-427-4054 or

Links & Other Resources

Program FAQs

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