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Food Safety Upgrades in 2012

January 24th, 2013 | Posted by miker in Handling - (Comments Off on Food Safety Upgrades in 2012)

Food Safety Upgrades in 2012 Farm Manager MikeR completed a 3 hour NJ Department of Agriculture “Third Party Audit Training” course, organized by NOFA-NJ.  The take home message was; “Easily Accessible Hand Washing Station with Disposable Hand Towels” Basically there are alot of bacteria (etc) in the world that can make us sick, and most … Read more


September 28th, 2010 | Posted by miker in Handling - (Comments Off on Handling)

The difference between a fresh product and an excellent fresh product is Handling.  The niche that local agriculture can fill is to produce quality products close to the market, THEN handle them professionally and their customers will be back each week!  Here in lies the greatest challenge for small scale operations – washing, cooling, packaging … Read more