For those of you located in the state of Wisconsin who are seeking to sell your own maple syrup, here is a link to the Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection guide to Selling Maple Syrup in Wisconsin. Many of you may have questions relating to licensing, inspection, equipment needed, along with guidelines for each of these. It is important to also note that, if you are selling in a local farmers market, the farmers market may have a separate set of guidelines to follow, so it is advised to reach out to the director of your farmers market for further guidance. They may also be helpful in locating other resources relating to your operation! Best of luck to you!
For your convenience, included here is also a list of resources from the Wisconsin DATCP:
- Rules for Maple Syrup Processors handbook
- Maple Sap Processor Registration
- USDA Grades & Standards
- Chemical safety in maple sugaring operations (University of Vermont-Extension)
- Keeping lead out of maple syrup (University of Vermont-Extension)
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