Certified Producer Certificate (CPC) – for produce, plants, honey, and eggs. This certifies that the seller grew/produced everything offered, and is required for all agricultural products sold at Certified Farmers' Markets. It is issued by the County where where products are grown/produced.
Nursery license – Required for any live plants sold, and is available from the local AG Department. https://www.cdfa.ca.gov/plant/pe/nsc/docs/nipm/nipm_2_4_fee_exempt_lic.pdf
Organic registration/certification – required if advertising as organic https://www.ams.usda.gov/services/organic-certification/certification
Egg Handlers permit - Annual permit is required for all chicken eggs and has to be renewed each calendar year. https://www.cdfa.ca.gov/ahfss/mpes/pdfs/EggHandlersRegistrationApplication.pdf
Temporary Food Facility Permit – Required for any food product which is not in it's originally grown state/form. This includes baked goods, preserves, sauces, processed items of all kinds. http://www.lakecountyca.gov/Assets/Departments/Health/EH+docs/Food/Temporary+Food+Event+Application.pdf?method=1
City of Lakeport Business License – for the Tuesday Market in Lakeport only. Supports the City that hosts our market. https://files4.revize.com/lakeportca/Business%20License/Business%20License%20Application%20Forms/BL-01%20FILLABLE%20Business%20License%20Application%202018.pdf
California Seller’s Permit – required for selling any taxable non-food item. Proof of this is required for all vendors selling in Lakeport https://www.ca.gov/service/?item=apply-for-sellers-permit
Product liability insurance – required for food vendor and strongly suggested for everyone. Farmers' Market Coalition negotiated a great deal