Tag: Food Safety

Recordkeeping 2: Harvest and Post-Harvest Records for FSMA Compliance

Recordkeeping 2: Harvest and Post-Harvest Records for FSMA Compliance

This guide can be used to assist trainers who want to make good farm recordkeeping practices accessible to farmers with limited English and/or low literacy skills.

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Recordkeeping 1: Crop Planning and Planting Records for FSMA Compliance

Recordkeeping 1: Crop Planning and Planting Records for FSMA Compliance

This guide can be used to assist trainers who want to make good farm record keeping practices accessible to farmers with limited English or low-literacy skills.

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Post-Harvest Handling

Post-Harvest Handling

Farmers will learn why it is important to use correct post-harvest handling techniques with different vegetables. They will learn about temperature, hydration and the proper tools and equipment for post-harvest handling.

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Micro-producer Academy: Clean and Healthy Harvest

clean and healthy harvest

This is module 6 in a series of 8 modules in the International Rescue Committee’s Micro-producer academy. This module introduces farmers to post-harvest handling and food safety and farm rules, to maximize food quality and safety.

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Harvest and Post-Harvest Handling Standard Operating Procedures

Harvest and Post-Harvest

This workshop gives the trainer an opportunity to explain what a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) is and walks through an SOP for when to wash your hands, how to wash your hands, and what produce to wash. It also introduces some common vocabulary around the wash station so that farmers and trainers can start to use the same language.

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Food Safety Signs

Global Growers worked with a graphic designer to create a set of food safety signs geared toward beginning English and / or beginning literacy farmers. The signs are designed to indicate food safety protocols that are common to most vegetable production farms with a FSMA-compliant food safety program.

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Food Safety

food safety

This users guide will help the trainer to deliver one 4-hour training session, or two 2-hour training sessions with staff and farmers. This training guide will support incubator farm staff as they prepare facilities to meet food safety standards and train farmers on food safety procedures.

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