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Food Safety at Farmers Markets and Agritourism Venues

This 36-page publication guides farmers through important aspects of food safety, when dealing directly with consumers at a farmers market or agritourism venue. The guide includes worksheets and sample safety signs.

Hard copies of this handbook can be ordered for $8.

By Section

Each section of the book can be printed or read online. Sections can also be viewed continuously by clicking on "Next" at the end of each section.

  • Section 1 (412 KB)
    • Introduction
    • What is Food Safety?
    • Types of Food-Safety Hazards
  • Section 2 (363 KB)
    • Assessing Risks and Planning for Controls
    • Documentation and Liability Issues
  • Section 3 (417 KB)
    • Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP)
    • Self-Evaluation and Planning Worksheets
    • Food-Safety Resources
    • Appendix

Entire book

Food Safety at Farmers Markets and Agritourism Venues (1,161 KB)


This publication is also available in traditional Chinese (2,415 KB)
Limited printed copies of the Chinese translation are also available from the Small Farm Center.

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