Enhancing the Safety of Locally Grown Produce
These excellent resources were developed by Virginia Tech, Clemson, and University of Georgia. They provide a great starting point for better understanding on risks, with a focus on specific various routes of contamination. See also other Producer Resources subpages for additional related resources.
Enhancing the Safety of Locally Prepared Foods
Often understanding the steps needed to prepare foods for sale in the direct market such as Farmers Markets can be complex. Regulations and steps for producing foods safely can vary greatly depending on the food product. These factsheets provide great information related to a variety of food products and other topics.
“A Primer for Farmers’ Market Food Safety” YouTube Videos
This excellent set of videos provides guidance on farmer’s market food safety and lots of tips for reducing food safety risks. Available in segments or as a complete primer.