Thanks to all who joined us, GrowNYC/Greenmarket, and our trainer Atina Diffley for the free Creating a Customized Food Safety Plan Webinar on Monday June 10, 2013!
We hosted over 100 farmers, prospective farmers, extension agents, and agriculture experts to learn the basics of food safety practices for farms. You can access the online tool here: OnFarmFoodSafety.org.
Participants got an introduction to the On-Farm Food Safety online tool, an overview of food safety risk areas, and a list of food safety and risk management resources.The webinar also provided an overview of topics covered in the manual Wholesale Success: A Farmer’s Guide to Food Safety, Postharvest Handling, Packing and Selling Produce, which is available for purchase. Click here for more information.
- How to use the On-Farm Food Safety tool
- How to identify food safety risk areas on the farm
- Ways to manage risk
- The importance of food safety for growers selling into wholesale markets
- How to create and follow a personalized food safety plan
If you’re interested in creating your own free On-Farm Food Safety manual or learning more about food safety on the farm, please visit the On-Farm Food Safety website!