Farmers’ Markets

Frequently Asked Questions

Temporary Food Establishment Checklist

Farmers’ Market FAQ: Frequently asked questions about buying or selling at a farmers’ market. Items covered include eggs, meat, mushrooms, peaches, cider, and honey.

Licensing at Farmers’ Markets: This site covers the definition of a farmers’ market vs. a roadside stand and information about those parties who are exempt from licensing at a market. Created by the Michigan Department of Agriculture.

Guidelines for Providing Safe Food Samples at Farmers’ Markets: Instructions for where samples should be prepared and what measures need to be taken to keep your food samples safe while at the farmers’ market. From the Michigan Department of Agriculture

Resources – Michigan Farmers Market Association ( : Cottage food basics, licensing, labeling and so much more from the Michigan Farmers Market Association