This page is a repository of all food safety resources generated by the Local Food Safety Collaborative. It will be updated periodically as new educational materials are created. If you have difficulty accessing any of these resources, please contact the food safety team here.

To view upcoming food safety events, visit the LFSC Facebook Events page.

Key Resources

Food & Drug Administration Food Safety Modernization Act Page

LFSC Needs Assessment Survey Report 9-27-19 - National Farmers Union / Produce Safety Alliance

Food Safety Clearinghouse - North East Center to Advance Food Safety (repository of all available food safety resources, searchable by topic, author, etc.)

Flyers / Handouts

Squash Produce Guide - Auburn Extension

Produce Safety for Greenhouse Growers - Auburn Extension

Whole Farm Planning Technical Assistance Guide - Auburn Extension

Food Safety For Produce Farmers - Auburn Extension

Produce Safety Training Options for Alabama Growers - Alabama Cooperative Extension System - Auburn Extension

Courses / Educational Guides

cGMPs for Low Risk Foods (2023) - Carolina Farm Stewardship Association

Online cGMP course - Carolina Farm Stewardship Association & NC State (please contact NFU or CFSA for information on subsidized participation in this course)

Wildfire and Food Safety Resource for Small Farmers - Community Alliance with Family Farmers

Food Safety Guidebook - National Young Farmers Coalition

Grower Liaison Model Report - The United Christian Community Association

Example Thomaston Food Safety Plan - The United Christian Community Association

Websites / Interactive Tools

Interactive FSMA Guide for Local Food Businesses & Farms - Carolina Farm Stewardship Association
Produce Safety Rule Flowchart - Carolina Farm Stewardship Association

Food Safety Resource Page - Community Alliance with Family Farmers

More Than Words - Produce Safety Alliance (educational illustrations and trainer guide)

Sanitizer Web Tool - Produce Safety Alliance

Agricultural Water Testing Map / Resources - Kentucky Horticulture Council

Food Safety Assessment / Resource Page - National Center For Appropriate Technology

Food Safety Resource Page - National Young Farmers Coalition

Podcasts / Audio

The Farmers Beet - Season 1 - Community Alliance with Family Farmers

“¿Qué vaina con la inocuidad?” - Produce Safety Alliance

'The Food Safety Dish' - National Farmers Union

Farm Walks Podcast - Tilth Alliance

Produce Safety Podcast with Chris Blanchard - Wisconsin Farmers Union


General Food Safety Videos - National Farmers Union

'Food Safety in Action' video series - National Farmers Union

On Farm Readiness Review - Pennsylvania Farmers Union

Putting on Your Food Safety Lenses - Pennsylvania Farmers Union

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This project website is supported by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of a financial assistance award 1U01FD006921-01 totaling $1,000,000 with 100 percent funded by FDA/HHS. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by FDA/HHS, or the U.S. Government.