Food Safety

Practicing food safety within a farmers market setting is just as important as it is at the supermarket. In our effort to assist vendors in practicing proper food safety, MIFMA has created a toolbox of food safety best practices and other educational resources. Click the links below to learn more.

Videos and Webinars

When to Use Your Handwashing Station at the Farmers Market

Setting Up a Hand Washing Station for Cooking Demonstrations

Ware Washing for Cooking Demonstration at Farmers Markets

What Should be on a Cottage Food Label?

Cottage Food

Cottage Food Basics for Farmers Market Vendors

Cottage Food Labels: What You Need to Know

What Should be on a Cottage Food Label?

Safe Food Sampling

Safe Food Sampling Guidelines

Providing Safe Food Samples at the Farmers Market

Safe Food Sampling Packing List

Other Resources

Michigan Dept. of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) Farmers Market Food Safety Resources

Keep It Safe From Farm To Fridge Poster