A blog post highlighting the key points in working with contractors to complete a post harvest project who may not be familiar with your produce safety requirements.
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A post harvest case study of Indian Line Farm who grows 5 acres of vegetables.
This resources answers the questions of what brushes to use to clean certain areas on the farm.
A post harvest case study highlighting Jericho Settlers barn construction for washing and packing produce for their 30 acres farm.
A post harvest case study of High Meadow's Farm, a 7 acres vegetable farm in Vermont.
A post harvest case study for the small farm on a budget.
Farming requires lots of space. Space to grow vegetables, conditioned space to store harvested produce, and a secure space to house tools out of the weather. Barns and tool sheds can be expensive, and building takes time. If you’re farming on rented land, it’s even harder to justify the investment in a permanent building. Shipping containers have become a popular option for an “off the shelf”...
A blog post highlighting the small scale barrel washer for market farmer.
Vegetable growers are seeking tools to improve flexibility and efficiency in the packshed. The AZS Rinse Conveyor is becoming a popular piece of equipment to meet the need to rinse off a variety of crops.
Chris Callahan of UVM Extension explains a few methods of dispensing and dosing sanitizer for use on vegetable farms for both wash water or surface sanitization.