Need Help Creating a Food Safety Plan?
The On-Farm Food Safety Project (OFFS) is a comprehensive national program that offers fruit and vegetable farmers, food safety professionals and agricultural extension specialists technical assistance to utilize and teach best practices in food safety.
This website includes the bulk of these resources including a free online tool, based on a comprehensive risk based framework, which generates customized on-farm food safety plans based on user input. The tool is designed for use by small to mid-scale fruit and vegetable growers and provides a full set of record keeping tools to document their food safety program and to provide training to their employees.
To view a sample food safety plan, click here.
To view a step by step introduction to on-farm food safety and creating a customized plan, click here.
- The first On-Farm Food Safety webinar on June 10, 2013 was a success! Over 100 participants from around the world joined us for the presentation with FamilyFarmed.org trainer Atina Diffley. Click here to download the slides.
- As of March 2013, the On-Farm Food Safety tool is now available in English AND Spanish. This will allow native Spanish-speaking farmers the ability to create a customized food safety plan.
- FamilyFarmed.org is pleased to announce the 3rd edition of its publication, Wholesale Success: A Farmer’s Guide to Food Safety, Postharvest Handling, Packing and Selling Produce. For more information, please click here.