Promote Small Diversified Farms and Small Food Producers

Last updated: Jul 4, 2017

Details about this bill
Category: General Business
Status: Defeated
Sponsor: Representative Ralph Chapman, House 133
Session: 128
Bill #: LD 835



UPDATE: This bill has been vetoed and the veto sustained. The bill is dead.

UPDATE: This bill has been passed and awaits action by the governor.


This bill facilitates direct sales between Maine farmers and consumers. It allows persons preparing food in their own homes to sell directly to consumers or to offer homemade food at certain events without being licensed as food establishments.