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Cooperative Extension: Food & Health


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Maine Garden to Lunchroom - Preparing the Garden for Planting

Step 1:

Preparing the Garden for Planting

With the trend of growing or buying locally grown produce increasing rapidly, it is vital to understand proper procedures for preventing foodborne illness.

Keep food safety in mind when selecting a site for your garden and when amending the soil for planting, to prevent microbial contamination, like E. coli and salmonella, and problems with heavy metals and chemicals.

Continue to Step 2: Maintaining the Garden.

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University of Maine Cooperative Extension


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Cooperative Extension: Food & Health
5741 Libby Hall
Orono, Maine 04469-5741
Phone: 207.581.3188, 800.287.0274 (in Maine) or 800.287.8957 (TDD)E-mail: extension@maine.edu
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
207.581.1110
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