Welcome to the University of Vermont Produce Safety Portal

This is a customizable web-portal for produce growers and other produce industry members to access and organize their produce safety world.  

From here, users:

  • search several different types of produce safety resource, including photos, case studies, and model procedures;
  • create accounts, and customize personal “one-stop” dashboards;
  • contribute content, ask questions, and stay in touch.

For details about the Portal, please visit the about page.
Questions about searching, creating an account, or submitting your resource? Email the Produce Safety team at hans.estrin@uvm.edu or call 802-257-7967, or give us feedback here.

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Recent Updates

Community Accreditation for Produce Safety (CAPS)

Added by Hans Estrin • Last updated May 5, 2022
Author: Hans Estrin
Type: Planning & Verification Programs – CAPS & GAPS
Topic: Produce Safety Introduction; Worker Health, Hygiene & Training; Soil Amendments (Compost & Manure); Wild/Domestic Animals & Land Use; Agricultural Water (Pre/Post Harvest); Post Harvest Handling & Sanitation; Produce Safety Rules, Regulations & Templates; Diversified Farms: Processing, Aggregation, Livestock Integration

Community Accreditation for Produce Safety (CAPS) is a program of the Vermont Vegetable and Berry Growers Association (VVBGA). CAPS is a voluntary, practical approach to documenting the use of practices that reduce food safety risks on farms that grow fresh produce. The CAPS advisory board of farmers and service providers has identified 18 practices that are required for accreditation. CAPS uses...

Jericho Settlers Farm Pack Shed Case Study

Added by Rachel Schattman • Last updated March 15, 2022
Author: University of Vermont Extension
Type: Case Studies & Examples
Topic: Post Harvest Handling & Sanitation; Diversified Farms: Processing, Aggregation, Livestock Integration

This case study show cases how a growing farm creating a new pack shed, designing for room to expand in the future.