The Farm Walks Podcast, led by WSU Food Systems Program and Tilth Alliance, interviewed Whitehorse Meadows Farm and Karen Ullmann, Education and Outreach Coordinator at the WA State Department of Agriculture, about how to manage animals and pests on the farm.
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The Farm Walks Podcast, led by WSU Food Systems Program and Tilth Alliance, interviewed Dharma Ridge Farm and Connie Fisk, the manager of WA State Department of Agriculture's Produce Safety Program, about how to prepare for a Produce Safety Rule inspection.
The Farm Walks Podcast, led by WSU Food Systems Program and Tilth Alliance, interviewed a Spanish-speaking farmer, Osman Ruiz Amador, on Produce Safety Rule (PSR) employee training practices for handling fruits and vegetables on-farm and at farmers markets.
Use these posters to train employees on how minimize microbial contamination risk during growing, harvesting, packing, and holding activities as required by the Produce Safety Rule.
This farm produce safety employee training brochure -- available in Spanish and English -- can be used to help provide general produce safety training to farm employees as required under the Food Safety Modernization Act's Produce Safety Rule.
These farm produce safety employee training videos -- available in Spanish and English -- can be used to help provide general produce safety training to farm employees.
In the Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training Course, the steps involved in cleaning and sanitizing food contact surfaces include using “an appropriate detergent.” Well, What is an “Appropriate detergent for food contact surfaces?” This resource summarizes the key features of detergents and provides guidance for selecting an appropriate one for farm use.
This reference guide outlines what agricultural water is, the difference between preharvest and postharvest water, and determination of water quality. It also guides growers through interpreting their water test results.
There may be situations when a “dry” approach to cleaning and sanitizing makes more sense. - Introducing water to a produce line or other food contact surface that is generally dry can introduce new hazards. - Not all cleaning needs to include water. - Handling and packing areas that are generally dry, may benefit from “dry” cleaning. - Brushes, brooms, & vacuums may be used to complete...
This is the food safety plan for Juniper Gardens Training Farm, home of the New Roots for Refugees program in Kansas City, KS. This plan was written in 2021.