Safety and Health from Farm to Fork


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Target Audience

Health professionals.


  1. Explain strategies and challenges of local food farmers in Iowa.
  2. Identify ways that local food can contribute to rural economies and food access.
  3. Describe common hazards that contribute to injury and illness on farms.


Brandi Janssen

Brandi Janssen, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Iowa College of Public Health

Dr. Janssen is trained as a cultural anthropologist. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Occupational and Environmental Health at the University of Iowa and Director of Iowa’s Center for Agricultural Safety and Health. Her research examines the production and marketing of direct-market farmers in Iowa. She also conducts qualitative research related to school feeding programs, rural health, and agricultural safety and health.

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Date of original release: April 29, 2017
Most recent review/update: April 29, 2017
Termination date: April 28, 2020

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