The Garden Thyme Podcast

S2:E11 Food Safety

November 18, 2021 Garden Thyme Podcast Season 2 Episode 11
The Garden Thyme Podcast
S2:E11 Food Safety
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Hello Listener, 

The season of  food and eating is upon us! In this episode, we are talking with Dr. Shauna Henely of UME Family & Consumer Sciences, all about how to keep our garden food safe to eat from pathogens,  testing our soils for lead,  washing produce and how to handle leftovers.  

We also have our: 

  • Native Plant of the Month (Bushy bluestem) at  33:20
  • Bug of the Month (Boxelder bugs)  at 37:05
  • Garden Tips of the Month at 41:40

This is our last episode of the year. We hope you enjoyed it and will tune in next year for more garden tips.

 If you have any garden-related questions please email us at or look us up on Facebook at For more information about UME and these topics, please check out the UME Home and Garden Information Center and Maryland Grows Blog at

The Garden Thyme Podcast is brought to you by the University of Maryland Extension. Hosts are Mikaela Boley- Senior Agent Associate (Talbot County) for Horticulture, Rachel Rhodes- Agent Associate for Horticulture (Queen Anne’s County), and Emily Zobel-Senior Agent Associate for Agriculture (Dorchester County).

Theme Song:  By Jason Inc

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Lead in the Soil
What is Food Safety?
Food Safety in the Garden
Washing Produce
Handling Leftover
Native Plant of the Month
Bug of the Month
Garden Tips of the Month