Are My Veggies Safe After A Wild Fire?

David Trammel's picture

All the wildfires in California are throwing a lot of soot and ash into the air, which has to come down someplace. I wondered how safe your backyard garden would be, if you were in the downwind pathway. Here is a pdf of food safety mentioned online. I've skimmed it but not in detail.

Post Fire Food Safety Webinar 2019

Has a discussion on eggs, as well as lead in the soil and getting into the air.