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Farmer’s Markets and Roadside Stands

Food Division

Farmers’ Markets and Roadside Stands


Under HEA 1309, certain food products may be sold by home based vendors at farmers’ markets and roadside stands without a permit from a local Health Department.  Please check the links below for further information regarding the types of food and labeling requirements involved in this type of commerce.


Purdue Food Science website:




Fact Sheet on HEA 1309


Using a Home Kitchen to Provide Food for Sale


Final Version of HEA 1309


IN Guide for the Preparation of Fruits and Vegetables