Ohio’s statewide farmer’s market organization

Thank you to presenters and attendees of the 2014 Ohio Farmers’ Market Conference!

You made this year’s conference a success with your participation! We at FMMN look forward to sharing relevant information, in-depth training and valuable networking opportunities for farmer’s market managers, vendors and stakeholders at next year’s conference. Thank you!

What can you produce at home to sell at farmers’ markets? See the Ohio Cottage Food Rule: 901:3-20-01  Criteria and definitions for cottage food operations.

Refrigeration at Farmers’ Markets: Read the joint ODA/ODH letter of opinion on Cold Holding at Farmers’ Markets.

Federal Food Safety regulations: Food Safety Monderinzation Act (FSMA)

The Ohio Produce Marketing Agreement provides standards for produce appropriate for Ohio.  Learn more at www.opma.us

Interested in Accepting SNAP food assistance at your market:  Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) at Farmers Markets: A How-To-Handbook

About our Organization: Our cooperative enables market managers and vendors to determine common needs and find ways for small and large markets to become more successful and cost-effective.
Play a part in growing Farmers’ Markets in Ohio : Learn more about the benefits of membership

Our partners the Ohio State University South Center’s Growing! Ohio Farmers’ Markets program is providing resources, education, training, and technical assistance to help all Ohio farmers’ markets and vendors succeed in capturing a greater share of the growing demand by consumers for access to locally produced foods. Visit their website.

 

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