Food Safety for School and Community Gardens: A Handbook for Beginning + Veteran Garden Organizers

A handbook for beginning and veteran garden organizers about how to reduce food safety risks. A must read for anyone working in any type of garden growing food.

It includes the following information related to food safety in gardens: vocabulary, site selection, soil, hand washing, water + irrigation, compost, garden design + pests, sanitation + tools, volunteer know-how, a sample garden lay-out map, frequently asked questions + additional resources.

This resource is published by North Carolina State University and North Carolina Cooperative Extension with funding from Nourishing North Carolina.