Author Bio

Tari Gary is the Extension Administrator in the Food Science Department at Purdue University. Tari obtained her BS in food science from Purdue and subsequently worked as a food safety manager at a bakery manufacturing facility. Tari began working with the Safe Produce IN program in 2019 as the Food Safety Outreach Coordinator at ISDA, where she led outreach and promotional efforts for the program. Tari transitioned to her role with Purdue in 2022. As the Extension Administrator, Tari assists with the Safe Produce IN program, ServSafe, and home-based vendor education by providing food safety programming and technical assistance, curating resources, and providing administrative support.