Food Safety Resources for Shoppers

Shopping at your favorite farmers market is a great way to get locally-grown, fresh fruit, vegetables, and other delicious foods for you and your family. While farmers markets and the vendors that sell at farmers markets follow a variety of state, local, and federal food safety rules and regulations, it’s important for shoppers to also follow simple guidelines to ensure your produce and other products are kept fresh and safe. The Michigan Farmers Market Association is dedicated to providing easy-to-follow, user-friendly resources to help you maintain important food safety practices. Use the toolbox of resources below for important tips and guidelines.