How to Sell to Schools
Farmers interested in selling to produce to schools need to meet handling and packaging requirements. See the resources below for more information.
- USDA Selling Local Food To Schools – Information for producers to learn best practices for selling local food to schools.
- Postharvest Handling of Produce – Information on postharvest equipment, guidelines for handling and cooling produce and general postharvest guidelines, including storage practices.
- Postharvest Handling and Cooling of Produce – Resources for producers on handling and cooling produce.
- Packaging Requirements for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables – Information on various types of packaging for different crops.