Peggy Hall, Asst. Professor & Ellen Essman, Law Fellow, OSU Extension Agricultural & Resource Law Program
With spring in full swing and summer just around the corner, many producers may be considering selling produce, meats, cottage foods and baked goods directly to consumers at the farm property. A question we often hear from farmers thinking about these types of farm food sales is, “do I need some type of license or inspection to sell food from the farm?” Our new Law Bulletin Selling Food at the Farm: When Do You Need a License? helps producers answer this important question.