Related ATTRA Publication:
Tips for Selling with: Agritourism and "Pick-Your-Own"
Come & Get It: What You Need to Know to Serve Food on Your Farm is a free publication available from Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture online in PDF. The 34-page publication provides a starter toolkit and roadmap for farmers interested in potentially starting an on-farm venture that involves food service. The publication addresses the regulatory requirements for part-time, on-farm food service ventures, such as pizza farms and farm-to-table dinners, that can supplement and diversify an existing farm's income base. It also offers basic business planning, marketing, and outreach suggestions to support ultimate business success. MISA also has available two separate documents that provide the relevant laws and regulations specific to Wisconsin and Minnesota.