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Food Safety at Farmers Markets and Direct to Consumer Sales

To help you bring your food products to market, let the Kansas Value Added Foods Lab evaluate your food products, help you with labeling and much more!

Selling Produce in Kansas: Licensing Requirements

  • This fact sheet provides information on regulations specifically for selling produce in Kansas. MF3478 - December 2019

Food Safety for Direct to Consumer Sales: Regulations and Best Practices (Spanish

  • This publication provides information for vendors and for direct to consumer sales. MF3138 - Updated January 2024

Farmers Market Legal Toolkit

This includes legal resources, best practice recommendations and case studies for market leaders on selecting and enhancing business structures, accepting SNAP benefits, and managing common risks. This is from the University of Vermont Center for Agriculture and Food Systems.

FDA Food Safety Modernization Act

Key points for produce growers to help growers understand what the new rules mean to their operation.

Farm to School Resources

Seasonal and Simple

Seasonal and SimpleFour Universities have partnered to bring you Seasonal and Simple! This free app is designed to help you find local farmers markets, produce in season, recipes, storage and more. This can be accessed on the web or download the app to your mobile device.



Farmers Market Vendors

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