The University of Arizona

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Improving Lives, Communities and the Economy

School Garden Food Safety Guidelines

Author: 
Pastor, Monica
Schimke, Ashley
Eckles, Diane
Publication Date: 
September 2013
Publication Number: 
AZ1604
Pages: 
4 pp.
Abstract or Description: 
The following are guidelines for the safe handling of foods grown in school gardens for use in the school cafeteria. Following these guidelines will help reduce contamination from pathogens and maintain a safe environment for children, volunteers, and teachers who work in the garden. Prior to using the food items in the school cafeteria, school gardens will need to implement these guidelines and have the garden certified by the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS).
Language: 
English
Publisher: 
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Contributor: 
Arizona Department of Education
Arizona Department of Health Services
Relation: 
University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Publication AZ1604
Keyword: 
school garden
food safety
guidelines
Type: 
Text
Subject Category: 
Food Safety, Nutrition and Health
Gardening/Horticulture