North Dakota Farmers Market Guidance

Stephanie Fenty July 11, 2017

North Dakota Farmers Market Information North Dakota Meat & Poultry Inspection Program Minnesota Dept. of Agriculture Information

South Dakota Requirements for the Sale of Home-Canned Processed Foods at Farmers Markets

Stephanie Fenty

Fresh, whole raw fruits and vegetables grown in South Dakota can currently be sold without regulatory requirements Licensure Exemption for Fresh and Intact Fruits and Vegetables. However, once a raw fruit or vegetable is processed or not intact, South Dakota law requires that certain regulations must be followed in order to ensure the safety of the…

Food Sampling Requirements South Dakota

Stephanie Fenty

The following is a list of minimum requirements that should be followed when providing food samples at a Farmer’s Markets, roadside stand or similar events. This list is for food items that the marketer is selling and wants to provide free small portion sized samples for advertisement purposes only.

Selling and Distributing Eggs in South Dakota

Stephanie Fenty

If planning to sell eggs in the State of South Dakota, an Egg Dealer License must be obtained annually. The application for this license can be found and printed from the South Dakota Department of Agriculture’s Form Finder website ( The cost for a license is $100 for a Class B License, or $10 for…

Food Safety For Farmer’s Markets for Vendors

Stephanie Fenty

Factors that cause foodborne illnesses and recommendations for preparing and selling wholesome and safe food products at Farmer’s Markets.

Weights And Measures Guidelines For Sales At Farmers’ Markets, Roadside Stands And Other Commercial Outlets

Stephanie Fenty

Retail sale of fruits, vegetables, and other items, including those at farmers’ markets and roadside stands, is regulated by the Nebraska Weights and Measures Act. Learn about what’s required by the Act and how to comply.

Nebraska Exploring Organic Production Guide

Stephanie Fenty

The process to become certified organic usually takes three years. During this time, a producer will work with a certifying agency to meet all the requirements to become certified under the USDA’s National Organic Program (NOP). During the transition time period, the land that is being certified will be operated as organic, including following all…

Food Safety and Regulation Requirements for Farmers’ Markets and Craft Shows

Stephanie Fenty

Nebraska Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Regulation Requirements for Farmers’ Markets and Craft Shows.

Selling Agricultural Commodities at Farmers Markets in New Hampshire

Alex Canepa

With farmers markets starting up across the state, the Division of Regulatory Services (DRS) wants producers to be aware of regulations pertaining to the labeling and/or registering of some agriculture commodities when offered for sale. This guide walks producers through marketing products from eggs to maple syrup in the Granite State.

Food Safety for Kansas Farmers Market Vendors: Regulations and Best Practices

Stephanie Fenty June 29, 2017

Farmers markets are growing in popularity across the UnitedStates and across Kansas. These markets provide a valuable market outlet for local farmers and allow consumers to purchase healthy local produce and other foods. To protect this key market outlet, it is essential that the food sold at farmers markets is produced and processed according to…