Research is looking at using smart phones to increase food safety at farmers markets. AgNet West’s Taylor Hillman explains.
Technology and Farmers Markets
The University of Arkansas’s Division of Agriculture is leading research into food safety at farmers markets for buyers and the varied standards from location to location. Assistant Professor Kristen Gibson says they hope to involve technology as the research progresses. Gibson said the project is looking at all sides of food safety at these fairly unregulated market venues.