High tunnels can be a great resource for farmers. The season extension capabilities provided by high tunnels can open up new opportunities and price premiums in the local marketplace. However, producing in high tunnels is different from field production and can be difficult to master. This handbook will provide a practical process to establish irrigation practices for various crops to be grown in a high tunnel.

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Is your local food business covered by FSMA? Use our interactive guide to find out! This online assessment guides you through key questions to determine if you are exempt, partially exempt, or fully covered by the FSMA’s rules on manufacturing, handling and transporting human food, and explains how to learn more.

Is your farm or business covered by the FSMA Produce Rule? Use our interactive flowchart to find out! This online assessment guides you through key questions that determine if you are exempt, partially-exempt, or fully covered by the Produce Rule, and explains how to learn more about the Rule’s requirements.

A guide written for SC farmers to help understand the many federal and state laws and regulations that govern the production and sale of local foods. Specific sections provide outline requirements for farm-scale production and sale of meat, poultry, eggs, dairy, raw fruits & vegetables, honey, and low-risk manufactured foods (e.g., pickles and jams).

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A guide written for NC farmers to help understand the many federal and state laws and regulations that govern the production and sale of local foods. Specific sections provide outline requirements for farm-scale production and sale of meat, poultry, eggs, dairy, raw fruits & vegetables, honey, and low-risk manufactured foods (e.g., pickles and jams).

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