Urban Agriculture
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Urban Agriculture

General Food Safety Information

COVID-19, Urban Farms, and Food Safety Resources


Shoppers at Farmers Market
The following resources provide information for food safety on the farm, such as how to create a food safety plan and standard operating procedures. Every farm should have a food safety plan, and workers should be trained in good hygiene practices. Even backyard and community gardeners should put simple strategies in place make sure their harvest is safe. To find the most up-to-date food safety information in California, visit the UC Food Safety website.  


California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA)

UC Small Farm Program
Colorado State University Extension
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