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Food Safety Resource #1027
A Guide to Hosting an Interactive Hands-On Produce Safety Training
Added by Katherine Olvera • Last updated April 19, 2022
Author: Alabama Cooperative Extension, National Farmers Union Local Food Safety Collaborative
Type: Add-on / Supplemental Educational Material
Topic: General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR)

This Guide was developed in response to requests from educators who wish to enhance lecture-based produce safety training with hands-on learning. For training to be impactful, we have to understand how learning takes place and be deliberate in constructing training that will best meet growers’ needs.

Food Safety Resource #1026
Added by H. Lester Schonberger • Last updated April 19, 2022
Type: People
Topic: General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Worker Health, Hygiene & Training
State: VA

I currently serve as a Senior Research Associate with the Virginia Tech Department of Food Science and Technology. My integrated research and extension work centers on food security as it relates to all people being able to access safe, quality, culturally appropriate food.
 Examples of projects include:
 - Identifying food safety risks and developing educational materials for use...

Food Safety Resource #1024
Added by Katherine Olvera • Last updated April 14, 2022
Author: El podcast de Farm Walks está organizado en colaboración por Tilth Alliance, WSU Extensión, y WSU Food Systems. Este episodio cuenta con el generoso apoyo de National Farmers Union Local Food Safety Collaborative.
Type: Podcast
Topic: General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Worker Health, Hygiene & Training, Postharvest Handling & Sanitation

Hilario Álvarez y su familia dirigen Alvarez Organic Farms, una granja de vegetales diversificados orgánicos certificados en Mabton, WA, donde cultivan 200 variedades de pimientos y 300 variedades de verduras. Han estado en el negocio agrícola durante más de 30 años y hablamos con ellos sobre cómo su granja ha cambiado recientemente, incluso durante la pandemia de COVID-19, específicamente en lo...

Food Safety Resource #1023
Added by Katherine Olvera • Last updated April 14, 2022
Author: The Farm Walks Podcast is collaboratively organized by Tilth Alliance, WSU Extension, and WSU Food Systems. This episode is supported by the National Farmers Union’s Local Food Safety Collaborative.
Type: Podcast
Topic: General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Worker Health, Hygiene & Training, Postharvest Handling & Sanitation

Bryan Mesa of De La Mesa Farms runs a 2.5 acre no-till, regenerative market garden in Tacoma, WA with his family. In this episode of Tilth Alliance's Farm Walks Podcast, we talk with Bryan about moving their farm all the way from Hawaii during the pandemic and the food safety factors he considered when setting up the farm on the new property. Later in the episode, we connect with Anita...

Food Safety Resource #1022
Added by Katherine Olvera • Last updated April 14, 2022
Author: The Farm Walks Podcast is collaboratively organized by Tilth Alliance, WSU Extension, and WSU Food Systems. This episode is supported by the National Farmers Union’s Local Food Safety Collaborative.
Type: Podcast
Topic: General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Soil Amendments, Wildlife, Domestic Animals & Land Use, Record Keeping

David Bill and Faith Van De Putte of Midnight’s Farm on Lopez Island run a Department of Ecology “farm exempt" aerated static pile compost facility, raise pork and cattle, run a farm stay, and have a no-till market garden. In this episode of Tilth Alliance's Farm Walks Podcast, we talk with them about their biochar research and elements of a safe on-farm compost system. Later in the...

Food Safety Resource #1021
Added by Katherine Olvera • Last updated April 14, 2022
Author: El podcast de Farm Walks está organizado en colaboración por Tilth Alliance, WSU Extensión, y WSU Food Systems. Este episodio cuenta con el generoso apoyo de National Farmers Union Local Food Safety Collaborative.
Type: Podcast
Topic: General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Worker Health, Hygiene & Training, Postharvest Handling & Sanitation

En este episodio del podcast Farm Walks las presentadoras Marilú Fernandez Silva y Kate Smith de WSU Extensión platican con Pablo Silva de Silva Family Farm de cómo pudieron operar de manera segura su granja de arándanos U-Pick la temporada pasada y cómo han superado los desafíos de manejar una pequeña granja durante COVID. Más adelante en el episodio escuchamos a Karen Ullmann, coordinadora de...

Food Safety Resource #1020
Added by Katherine Olvera • Last updated April 14, 2022
Author: The Farm Walks Podcast is collaboratively organized by Tilth Alliance, WSU Extension, and WSU Food Systems. This episode is supported by the National Farmers Union’s Local Food Safety Collaborative.
Type: Podcast
Topic: General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Ag Water (Postharvest), Postharvest Handling & Sanitation

In this episode of Tilth Alliance's Farm Walks Podcast, we get to sit down with Ryan Lichttenegger of Steel Wheel Farm in Fall City, WA to talk about developing COVID-specific employee training protocols and discuss recent updates to their wash/pack facility to help prepare them for GAP/FSMA compliance. Ryan will also share about his love of vintage farm equipment and Steel Wheel Farm’s...

Food Safety Resource #1019
Added by Kristin Woods • Last updated April 13, 2022
Author: Camila Rodrigues, Bridgette Brannon, Olivia Fuller, Eric Schavey, and Clatedra Tucker
Type: Add-on / Supplemental Educational Material, Videos
Topic: Ag Water (Preharvest), Produce Safety Rule (PSR)

This video series walks growers through how to install drip irrigation on a small farm and how to use aseptic sampling to encourage water testing.

Food Safety Resource #1018
Added by Kristin Woods • Last updated April 13, 2022
Author: Camila Rodrigues, Bridgette Brannon, Olivia Fuller, Eric Schavey, and Clatedra Tucker
Type: Add-on / Supplemental Educational Material, Fact Sheets
Topic: Ag Water (Preharvest), Produce Safety Rule (PSR)

This guide gives instructions to install a drip irrigation system on a small farm and includes aseptic sampling instructions to encourage water testing.

Food Safety Resource #1016
Added by Kristin Woods • Last updated August 8, 2022
Author: Billy Mitchell, Joshua Dawson, Janice Hall, Amelia Mitchell, Audrey Gamble, David Daniel, Rebecca Catalena, Darren Beachem, E'licia Chaverest, & Camila Rodrigues
Type: Add-on / Supplemental Educational Material, Fact Sheets
Topic: General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Worker Health, Hygiene & Training, Wildlife, Domestic Animals & Land Use, Ag Water (Preharvest), Ag Water (Postharvest), Food Safety Plans

These resources were created to accompany hands-on activities related to conservation and food safety for the USDA NIFA FSOP funded Farm Innovation Program.

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