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School Garden Food Safety

Oregon Child nutrition programs. School Garden food safety training and documentation manual updated autgest 2016. Farm to school school gardens. Oregon Department of Education.

School Garden Food Safety Training & Documentation Manual

Minimize risks by using this ODE School Garden Food Safety Training & Documentation Manual. Designed to be printed out and placed in a binder. Not a regulatory program, but a tool to enable you to follow practices which will help you serve food from your school garden safely!

Complete ODE School Garden Food Safety Training & Documentation Manual

Individual Sections

To See this manual in action, here's a WEBINAR that was presented on 3/21/2017.

This is the same presentation that Rick Sherman shares with School Garden Coordinators during Growing Garden's School Garden Coordinator Garden Certification course. Special guest include Louva Montour, Culinary Instructor with the STAR school in Flagstaff, AZ. The above manual is presented for the first half hour, Louva shares about Arizona's school garden certification process after that.

Additional Resources


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