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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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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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Does a Multi-Farm CSA Need a License?

It depends. The right to sell products that you raise on your property (either owned or leased) without a license is protected by the Constitution of the State of Minnesota, Article 13, Section 7: https://www.revisor.leg.state.mn.us/constitution/#article_13 If all of the farmers … Continue reading

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What is being done to address the decline of nutrients in our fruits and vegetables?

The underlying problem is that of soil erosion and loss of topsoil.  This is a serious situation that is getting a lot of attention from us and our colleagues.  MISA has a formal partnership with the Sustainable Farming Association of … Continue reading

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