Urban Agriculture Business Information Bundle

Selling Your Products

If you plan to sell what you produce, rather than keep it for your own consumption, you'll be more successful if you have a marketing plan in place. You'll also need to be aware of all the regulations governing the sale of food products, as well as food safety requirements.

Business Planning and Marketing

For business planning and marketing advice, see:

Food Safety Regulations
Ontario's Food Safety and Quality Act, 2001

Regulations Governing the Sale of Eggs
OMAFRA's Egg and Egg Processing Requirements

Regulations Governing the Sale of Fish
University of Guelph's Aquaculture Legislation in Ontario

Regulations Governing the Sale of Fruit and Vegetables
Regulation 378 of the Farm Products Grades and Sales Act applies to anyone who packs, transports, ships, advertises, sells or offers produce for sale.

In addition, see OMAFRA's Selling Fruits and Vegetables at Farmers' Markets and at the Farm Gate and Frequently Asked Questions About the Farm Products Grades and Sales Act.

Regulations Governing the Sale of Honey
OMAFRA's Label Requirements for Honey in Ontario

Regulations Governing the Sale of Meat
OMAFRA's Your Responsibilities Under the Meat Regulation

Regulations Governing the Sale of Milk
OMAFRA's Legislation Affecting the Livestock Industry: Milk Act

Health Protection and Promotion Act (Ontario)


For more information:
Toll Free: 1-877-424-1300
E-mail: ag.info.omafra@ontario.ca
Author: OMAFRA Staff
Creation Date: 28 January 2011
Last Reviewed: 28 April 2011