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).
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Arizona Department of Education
Arizona Department of Health Services
University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Publication AZ1604
Food Safety, Nutrition and Health