Farmers market/Craft Fair Requirements 



Cottage Food Producers must comply with the most recent signed “Colorado Cottage Foods Act.” A producer is permitted to sell foods that are not potentially hazardous and do not require refrigeration. You can go here for a copy of the Colorado cottage food rules.

The producer must disclose all ingredients on their labels, as well as their name, phone number or email. The following disclaimer must also be printed on all labels: “This product was produced in a home kitchen that is not subject to state licensure or inspection and that may also contain common food allergens such as tree nuts, peanuts, eggs, soy, wheat, milk, fish and crustacean shellfish.

This product is not intended for resale.

Farmers Market/Craft Fair Categories

Growers/Agricultural Producers grow and/or harvest agricultural products or farm products,
including but not limited to vegetables, grains, flowers, fruits, and dairy and meat products,
within a 300-mile radius of Montezuma County.  Grower vendors will also be required to post accurate signage at the market to inform consumers of the origin of agricultural and farm products.

Value-added Producers change raw products into value-added food or household goods.

Cottage Food Producers is a type of value-added producer who creates products that
comply with all the requirements under the Colorado Cottage Foods Act.

Art and Craft Producers create an art or craft product. All work must be created by the artist
and cannot be produced from a kit.

Personal Care Items Producers create a product for personal care. All work must be labeled.

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