Minnesota Farmers' Market Association 

Cottage Food Producer Food Safety Training

  • 04-Aug-2016
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Dakota County Extension Office, Farmington

Do you make and sell baked goods, home-canned pickles, salsa, jam and jellies? Are your annual sales $5001-$18,000 per year? If yes, this workshop is for you. By attending this session, you will meet the training requirement to register as a cottage food producer with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture. This advanced course focuses on food safety practices for all processes covered under the cottage food law including drying, baking, confections, jams and jellies, acid and acidified fruit and vegetables and fermentation. You will learn how to produce, package, label, store and transport a safe food product.

Registration materials available at:


For more information contact, Connie at (507) 337-2819 or schwa047@umn.edu

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

Director of Member Services: Jesse Davis /// jdavis@mfma.org /// (218) 259-9675 


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