Minnesota Farmers' Market Association 


Selling Minnesota

Guides for Selling Products at Minnesota Farmers' Markets

Following are fact sheets developed to help farmers understand how to legally and safely sell their "products of the farm." After reviewing them, if you have follow-up questions, feel free to contact Kathy Zeman, Executive Director of the Minnesota Farmers' Market Association at kzeman@mfma.org or (507) 664-9446. These fact sheets are a product of Minnesota's Local Food Advisory Committee (LFAC) - a statewide group of people and organizations all devoted to building a resilient local foodshed in Minnesota.


Aggregation of Farmers' Produce

This fact sheet is for Minnesota farmers or others who want to collect products from farmers and distribute those products to buyers. The fact sheet covers regulations for aggregation and distribution of multiple farmers' products to individual consumers or to food facilities in Minnesota.


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Approved Water Supply For Rural Food Businesses

This fact sheet is for Minnesota rural and on-farm food business owners. All water used in food service or food manufacturing must come from an approved source.


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Meat Products

This fact sheet is for Minnesota farmers who want to sell meat they raise on their own farm. The fact sheet covers regulations for all the ways for farmers to sell their meat to individual consumers or to food facilities in Minnesota.


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Poultry Products

This fact sheet is for Minnesota farmers who want to sell poultry they raise on their own farm. The fact sheet covers regulations for all of the ways for farmers to sell their poultry to individual consumers or to food facilities in Minnesota.


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Produce

This fact sheet is for Minnesota farmers who want to sell produce they raise. The fact sheet covers regulations for ways for farmers to sell their produce to individual consumers or to food facilities in Minnesota.


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Shell Eggs

This fact sheet is for Minnesota farmers, small-flock owners and local food entrepreneurs who want to sell eggs. The fact sheet covers regulations for sales of eggs from your own flock of any size, as well as for sales or distribution of eggs collected from other flocks than your own.


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MFMA provides services, programs and leadership that support and promote farmers' markets across Minnesota.

Minnesota Farmers' Market Association /// 9800 155th Street East, Nerstrand MN 55053 /// info@mfma.org 

Communications Director: Kim Guenther /// kguenther@mfma.org /// (573) 470-4445 

Economic Opportunities VISTA: Maeve Mallozzi-Kelly /// maeve@mfma.org /// (574) 310-5553

Executive Director: Kathy Zeman /// kzeman@mfma.org /// (507) 664-9446 

       

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