Editor’s note
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CoverLonda Nwadike
Food Safety Specialist
Kansas State University and University of Missouri Extension

This publication includes best practices for food safety for school and community gardens.


  • Site and soil selection
  • Personal hygiene
  • Sanitation and tool safety
  • Water and irrigation
  • Compost and fertilizers
  • Pest, animal management
  • Post-harvest handling


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Publication No. N1315