Updated: February 5, 2021
By Justine Beaulieu , Heather Buritsch , Jon Traunfeld , and Shauna Henley

As interest in educating students about gardening and food production increases, it will be helpful to outline food safety principles in school settings. This fact sheet uses a pre-existing University of Maryland Extension fact sheet and expands it to include more information on rain barrels, lead in soil, chickens, and school policies. It also includes a glossary of terms.

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