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The Produce Safety Alliance officially launched its training programs in September of 2016.  A summary of the latest course and participant data is shown below. To access the current or historical detailed reports, please use the links on the left to request the PDF. The Produce Safety Alliance does not share individual course participant information. 

Totals from September 2016 through June 30, 2020

Number of Train-the-Trainer courses held

  • 71 domestic
  • 24 international
  • 95 total

Number of Train-the-Trainer participants

  • 2,005 domestic
  • 1,024 international
  • 3,029 total
  • 28 average domestic TTT course size

Number of Grower Training courses held

  • 1,652 domestic in-person
  • 753 international in-person
  • 61 remote
  • 7 online
  • 2,473 total

Number of Grower Training participants

  • 36,500 domestic in-person
  • 20,074 international in-person
  • 663 domestic remote
  • 282 international remote
  • 89 domestic online
  • 58,069 total
  • 22 average domestic GT course size

Number of states where PSA Courses have been hosted

  • 33 States have conducted Train-the-Trainer courses
  • 50 States have conducted Grower courses

PSA Trainers

  • 1,803 domestic trainers
  • 858 international trainers
  • 2,661 total
  • 50 states with PSA Trainers

PSA Lead Trainers

  • 253 domestic trainers
  • 186 international trainers
  • 439 total
  • 49 states with PSA Lead Trainers

Please note that not all course and participant data may be reflected in the report. As courses conclude, there may be a lag in training hosts returning course data or entering this data into the database shared with the Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO). 

If you have any questions about the PSA's outreach or training activities, please contact Gretchen Wall