Working with a Produce Safety Technician through the conservation districts is free, voluntary, and confidential, and can help you make any necessary improvements to your farm that positively impacts produce safety. Technical assistance is available to you regardless of farm size.
This template, created by Landen Tetil, is a great place to start when it comes to writing a farm food safety plan, and can be easily tailored to your specific farm.
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"Even though you may think you're doing everything as safely as it should be done, it is very helpful with elevating your farm practices by having a professional come see your place and offer suggestions. This definitely helped to make improvements to my business and in safety here at my farm."
Heartwood Forest Farm
"By working with [a Produce Safety Technician], we were able to take steps and make goals to help our farm be in compliance with Federal food safety guidelines and feel confident that we are providing clean and safe produce to our customers."
La Casa Verde Produce