For students' safety, you will want to handle, store, and prepare school garden produce safely.
MN School Garden & Farm to Cafeteria Safety — Statewide Health Improvement Program — Guide developed in 2013 as a resource for garden planning, harvest safety, and food safety in the cafeteria.
Best Practices for Food Safety in the School Garden — Washington State Department of Agriculture
School Produce Safety Fact Sheets and Videos — National Food Service Management Institute
Applying Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) to Farm-to-School and School Gardens — School Nutrition Association — Recorded webinar.
Farm and Garden Produce Safety — U.S. Department of Agriculture — Lists resources to help you handle and prepare produce in a safe way.
Serving School Garden Grown Produce in the Cafeteria — Healthy School Environment
Foodservice: Food Safety — Resources and act sheets on how to buy and keep food safe.
Producers: Food Safety — Fact sheets and online resources for safety plans and tools.