Food Safety for School & Community Gardens

— Written By Bob Filbrun

A HANDBOOK FOR BEGINNING + VETERAN
GARDEN ORGANIZERS: HOW TO REDUCE
FOOD SAFETY RISKS.
Creating and maintaining community and school gardens has been identified as an
effective strategy to increase healthy food awareness and consumption. Fresh fruit and
vegetables have unfortunately been linked to over 450 outbreaks of foodborne illness
in the U.S. since 1990.

http://growingsafergardens.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/foodsafetywebcurriculum-10-24-12.pdf

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