Monthly Archives: September 2017

Can I Sell Fresh-Squeezed Juice or Cider at the Farmers’ Market?

Raw juice and cider are potentially hazardous products that have been responsible for many illness outbreaks, so sale of raw juice and cider is very tightly controlled. Advertisements

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Looking for guidance on food safety rules, requirements and best practices for meals served at special events

One resource you should take a look at is “Come & Get It! What You Need to Know to Serve Food on Your Farm.” https://www.misa.umn.edu/publications/comeandgetit Farms are viewed by the law as the same kind of venue as anywhere else … Continue reading

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Is it legal to sell inspected primal cuts of meat directly off a mobile processing unit to restaurants and institutions?

 Yes, sale of inspected primal cuts would be legal, if a couple of conditions are met: 1. The mobile unit would have to have the correct licensing. There are a couple of ways to have mobility:  a mobile processing plant, … Continue reading

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Can Farmers’ Markets do Farm to School?

Yes!  MISA’s Aggregation of Farmers’ Produce fact sheet was developed in response to the experience of the Wabasha Farmers’ Market in doing Farm to School sales. It includes specific steps and templates for food safety protocols that were satisfactory to … Continue reading

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