Product Regulations - Farmed Goods

Proper Labeling Requirements
The use of terms such as “organic” on any food product must be backed up by proper documentation. This documentation will need to be submitted to the...
Fri, Jan 26, 2018 at 2:50 PM
Fresh Produce
All fresh produce sold must be grown by the represented farm. Absolutely no re-sell of purchased produce will be allowed. Unprocessed fruits and vege...
Fri, Jan 26, 2018 at 2:55 PM
Farm Raised Meat
According to the TDA: Requires a $50 Food Establishment/Retail Meat Sales Permit and TDA inspection (T.C.A. § 53-8-207). Permit must be posted...
Fri, Jan 26, 2018 at 3:07 PM
Poultry
Poultry products are under the jurisdiction of the Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) of USDA. There are some exemptions to the PPIA (Poult...
Fri, Jan 26, 2018 at 3:11 PM
Eggs
A producer may sell eggs at a farmers market from his own flock of less than 3,000 birds under the following conditions: Indications the eg...
Mon, Jan 29, 2018 at 9:18 AM
Honey
All honey sold or offered for sale in this state shall be prominently labeled as being either one hundred percent (100%) pure honey or not pur...
Mon, Jan 29, 2018 at 9:27 AM
Live Plants
A license from the Tennessee Department of Agriculture is required to transport & resale any live plant within the state of Tennessee.  This i...
Fri, Jan 26, 2018 at 4:25 PM
Flowers
Dried Flowers Commercial dried flowers are not acceptable as the dominant component in an arrangement. Unarranged dried flowers may use no co...
Fri, Jan 26, 2018 at 4:27 PM
Purchased Seedlings & Livestock
Everything you offer for sale at our markets must be grown, gathered or harvested by you, a family member or direct employee.  We do not allow for an...
Fri, Jan 26, 2018 at 3:53 PM