This one hour online course provides valuable information for potential vendors about the rules and regulations of selling food such as produce, eggs, baked goods, and more at Texas farmers' markets.
By completing this course, you will be able to:
- Understand the Farmers' Market Law
- Recognize common items sold at farmers' markets and the requirements to sell each item
- List foods that can and cannot be sold at a farmers' market
- Identify when a permit will be required
- Discuss basic food safety practices, which can be done on site at the farmers' markets
- Review tips and materials needed for a successful booth at the farmers' market
To earn the Certificate of Completion, you will need to view all course modules.
This course is eligible for 1.0 CEU hour through the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR). To earn this credit, you must complete all of the course modules and pass the final exam with a minimum score of 70%. You will have 3 chances to pass the final exam.
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This food handlers certification course, accredited with the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), will allow food service employees, cottage food business operators, or others to meet the requirement of having a food handler or food safety course. Participants will learn basic food safety practices for the preparation of food and can print a food handlers card.
This course is designed to educate people who want to start a cottage food production operation out of their residence in Texas. Through this course, individuals will gain knowledge of the Texas Cottage Food Law and general rules and best practices for preparing food safely.