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Buying fruits and vegetables from local growers assures fresh product and helps the local economy. This publication provides insights needed to ensure the safety of food served, offers three action steps, and lists many additional resources.
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Food and Beverage Management
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Strohbehn, Catherine; Beattie, Sam; and Smith, Neric, "What Retail Foodservices Should Know When Purchasing Local Produce Directly from Farmers" (2010). Extension and Outreach Publications. 18.