This section from Oklahoma's Farm-to-School Program manual addresses food safety and handling. It includes steps for creating a school food safety plan, food safety worksheet templates and logs, fresh produce handling tips, and best practices for school gardens. (5.8 MB PDF)
This site provides a checklist for ensuring that food has been safely grown, harvested and handled. Provides a list of specific questions for foodservice buyers to ask growers of fresh produce. Developed by food safety specialists at Iowa State University. (74.8 KB PDF)
Kaiser Permanente Northwest's Community Benefit program supports Ecotrust's Farm to School program with a Healthy Food Access grant that facilitates the purchase of more healthy, regionally produced food by school districts in the region and connects them with small, medium-sized, and minority-owned food producers in their communities.