Regulations For Specific Products

 

BAKED GOODS:

All baked goods must be baked by the producer in a certified kitchen, but may use ingredients not grown by the producer.

 

CHEESE & DAIRY PRODUCTS:

This product must be made by the producer from milk from the producer’s own animals. The producer may not purchase milk from a different animal than those in the producer’s own herd.

 

CIDER/FRUIT JUICE:

Only growers of these fruits may sell these products. Juice may be pressed off-farm. Containers must be properly labeled.

 

DRIED FRUIT:

These products must be only from fruit grown and dried by the producer. Labels must include weight and any preservatives.

 

HONEY:

All producers must own/rent the hives from which the honey is extracted and bottled.

 

JAMS AND PRESERVES:

These products must be prepared from fresh berries grown by the producer and processed in compliance with all Federal and state laws.

 

MAPLE SYRUP:

This product must be from the producer’s own tree or sugar bush and the producer must process the final product.

 

MEAT/FOWL PRODUCTS:

Animals must be raised on the producer’s farm but animals may be butchered or smoked off-farm, provided that the meat that is sold is from the producer’s own animals and the work is done at an inspected plant. All meat, fowl, and egg products must be kept below 45° and be properly stored at all times. Packages must be properly labeled.

 

NON-EDIBLE PRODUCTS:

The following non-edible items may be sold at the market: plants, flowers, dried flowers, soap, candles, and textiles. All materials for these products must be found, grown, foraged, and/or produced by the producer.