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growers market set up #256871

Asked June 24, 2015, 6:57 PM EDT

requirements and regulation to set a town weekend market

Chester County Pennsylvania

Expert Response

You should check with local govenment to see what restrictions you may have setting up a market. Usually on farm stands are allowed as long as you provide shelter from the weather. Raw produces have special handling requirements. Follow state regulations for these.
PA Dept of Ag sites:
Farmers Market Grant Program contact: http://bit.ly/1CBrGwg
 Farmers markets and sales tax  
http://bit.ly/1SToOnX  (pdf)

Application Packet for Farmers Market:
http://bit.ly/1RHodTU

And, information from Penn State:
http://extension.psu.edu/business/start-farming/news/2014/everything-i-ever-knew-about-a-farmers2019...

Thanks, G.
Gregory Martin Replied June 27, 2015, 6:54 PM EDT

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