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Food Safety Resource #787
Added by Andrew Chamberlin • Last updated March 30, 2021
Author: C. Callahan, A. Chamberlin & H. Estrin
Type: Add-on / Supplemental Educational Material, Videos
Topic: General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Ag Water (Postharvest), Postharvest Handling & Sanitation

The UVM Extension Produce Safety Team has developed a video series focused on postharvest upgrades for your farm. Whether your project is organizing a relatively simple outside wash station or building a full packshed from scratch, we share the principles and practice with examples to help you make the most of it.

Food Safety Resource #786
Added by Andrew Chamberlin • Last updated March 30, 2021
Type: Add-on / Supplemental Educational Material, Case Study, Videos
Topic: General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Ag Water (Postharvest), Postharvest Handling & Sanitation
State: VT

This web page outlines several case studies looking at Vermont produce farms and the solutions they took to meet their post harvest needs.

Food Safety Resource #785
Added by Andrew Chamberlin • Last updated March 30, 2021
Author: C. Callahan, A. Chamberlin & H. Estrin
Type: Add-on / Supplemental Educational Material
Topic: General (PCHF), Preventive Controls for Human Foods (PCHF), General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Ag Water (Postharvest), Postharvest Handling & Sanitation

A blog post outlining the planning process for a wash/pack area or packshed.

Food Safety Resource #784
Added by Andrew Chamberlin • Last updated March 30, 2021
Author: Chris Callahan & Andy Chamberlin
Type: Add-on / Supplemental Educational Material
Topic: Ag Water (Postharvest), Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Postharvest Handling & Sanitation

A blog post sharing info on hoses in the packshed including hangers, reels, trolleys, and nozzles.

Food Safety Resource #783
Added by Andrew Chamberlin • Last updated March 30, 2021
Author: Chris Callahan & Andy Chamberlin
Type: Add-on / Supplemental Educational Material
Topic: General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Ag Water (Postharvest), Postharvest Handling & Sanitation
State: VT

This guide provides background on planning for drains and drainage from produce wash and pack areas. Direct drains, floor and spot drains, and trench and gutter drains are discussed. A construction drawing for a trench drain is also provided.
 

Food Safety Resource #782
Added by Andrew Chamberlin • Last updated March 30, 2021
Author: Chris Callahan & Andy Chamberlin
Type: Add-on / Supplemental Educational Material, Fact Sheets
Topic: Worker Health, Hygiene & Training, Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Ag Water (Postharvest), Postharvest Handling & Sanitation

A blog post and PDF Factsheet highlighting what to look for in a sink for washing produce.

Food Safety Resource #781
Added by Andrew Chamberlin • Last updated April 11, 2021
Author: Chris Callahan & Andy Chamberlin
Type: Add-on / Supplemental Educational Material, Case Study, Fact Sheets, Videos
Topic: General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Ag Water (Postharvest), Postharvest Handling & Sanitation
State: VT

A case study highlighting a dairy barn renovation to suite the needs for a small scale vegetable farm.

Food Safety Resource #780
Added by Andrew Chamberlin • Last updated March 30, 2021
Type: Add-on / Supplemental Educational Material
Topic: Postharvest Handling & Sanitation, Produce Safety Rule (PSR)

A blog post highlighting features, types, distributors and retailers for common harvest container.

Food Safety Resource #779
Added by Andrew Chamberlin • Last updated March 30, 2021
Type: Podcast
Topic: Postharvest Handling & Sanitation, Produce Safety Rule (PSR)

Where we talk tools, tips and techniques to improve the sustainability of your Farm

Food Safety Resource #778
Added by Andrew Chamberlin • Last updated March 30, 2021
Type: Add-on / Supplemental Educational Material, Videos
Topic: Postharvest Handling & Sanitation, Produce Safety Rule (PSR)

Like an official user manual, or operating instructions this PDF guide will help get you pointed in the right direction with the info you need to effectively start cleaning your crops using the Rinse Conveyor.

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