Training and Technical Support to Improve Cleaning And Sanitation
Our multi-state team is creating and sharing educational resources to improve produce safety and efficiency on your farm.
We want to hear from you. Here are ways you can engage.
- Attend education events
- Test different resources
- Receive technical assistance for your own farm
- Get e-mail updates
- Free participation
- Help plan or host workshops
- Get showcased as part of a photo/video case study
- Stipends Provided
- Volunteer to give us feedback on the topics we plan to address
- Review educational products we develop
If you would like to participate in any of these ways please let us know!
Farmer’s Voice Survey: Cleaning & Food Safety
Please complete this survey to help us create resources that are helpful for you. It should take you about 5 minutes.
Cleaning schedules, logs, SOPs and more…
Farm Case Studies
Looking for examples on how other farms handle their cleaning and sanitization practices? Here are some example to give you some ideas about what might work for you.
See our current list of Post Harvest Cast Studies here: go.uvm.edu/phcs
Trainings, Workshops & Conferences
Our schedule and topics are TBD. Stay Tuned!
Looking for More Resources?
Food Safety Clearing House
A Resource Library for Educators and Growers
University of Vermont Extension
Vern Grubinger – Vegetable Specialist
Hans Estrin – Produce Safety Specialist
Chris Callahan – Agricultural Engineer
Andy Chamberlin – Agricultural Engineering Technician
Cornell Cooperative Extension
Robert Hadad – Vegetable Program Specialist
Caitlin Tucker – Vegetable Program Education Aide
National Farmers Union
Ava DeBovis- Food Safety Project Manager
Billy Mitchell – FSMA Training Coordinator
This program is led by University of Vermont Extension, the National Farmers Union Foundation, and Cornell Cooperative Extension, as part of the Food Safety Outreach Program. Grant number 2020-70020-33003 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. It is offered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law.