Sampling Safely at
Kansas Farmers Market
Guide for Success
at Farmers Markets
INFO FOR FARMERS
Want to sell your produce? Need to know about permits and licenses?
Food Safety for Kansas
Farmers Market Vendors
The use of the market is restricted to applicants who are bona-fide growers, craft sellers, or producers of homemade products. Only farmers and craft sellers who have paid their dues may be allowed to sell at the market. To promote local grown produce, all vendors must grow their produce within an 100 miles driving radius from the market location.
Products To Be Sold:
Fresh, high-quality fruits, vegetables, herbs, honey, jams and jellies, cheese, flavored vinegar, cider, flowers, bedding plants, potted plants and bona fide craft items and homemade products may be sold at the market. Other products not listed above must receive approval of the market committee.
All food items must be prepared in accordance with applicable local, state, and federal regulations. Food vendors must submit a copy of their food licenses with their application. If accepted, a vendor may be immediately terminated from market participation if they fail to comply with health department regulations.
Products containing potentially hazardous foods that consist in whole or in part of milk or milk products, eggs, meat, poultry or fish are prohibited. Examples would include cream or meringue pies, cheesecakes, summer sausage, hamburgers, etc. Home canned products are prohibited with the exception of jams and jellies.