Certified Farmers' Market Registration
What is this service?
A registered Certified Farmers' Market is a place where California producers can sell what they grow directly to consumers, giving consumers access to California-grown produce and a chance to meet the farmers. This registration is for agricultural producers, non-profit organizations, or government agencies that administer a Certified Farmers' Market. (Producers that desire to sell at Certified Farmers' Markets shall obtain a Farmers' Market Certified Producers Certificate).
For a list of market locations and times, refer to the Farmers Market Schedule.
Who can use this service?
Agricultural producers, non-profit, or government agencies interested in starting/managing a certified farmers' market.
What is the process?
Step 1: Get and fill out Application
Complete the certified farmers' market application and checklist then submit to any Department of Agriculture office. A map must be submitted that clearly differentiates the certified and non-certified sections of the market.
Step 2: Certified Farmers' Market Certificate Issued
Once approved, a Certified Farmers' Market Certificate will be issued.
Step 3: Staff Review
The application will be reviewed and applicant reached if further information is required.
Is there a charge for this service?
Refer to the County of San Luis Obispo Department of Agriculture/Weights and Measures Fee Schedule.
When and where is this service offered?
This service is available throughout the year during regular business hours except during scheduled holidays.
Location, directions and hours of operation
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810 West Branch Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
Tel: (805) 473-7090
Fax: (805) 473-7094
350 North Main Street Templeton, CA 93465
Tel: (805) 434-5950
Fax: (805) 434-5953
2156 Sierra Way San Luis Obispo , CA 93401
Tel: (805) 781-5910
Fax: (805) 781-1035