City of Portland, Maine, Code of Ordinances: Chap. 21 Farmers’ Markets

Jurisdiction Name: Portland
State/Province: ME
Country: United States
Type of Government: Municipality
Population: 66,649
Population Range: 50,000 to 249,999
Policy Links: WebPDF
Policy type: legislation and regulations
Year: 2013
GFC Topic: community food connections
Keywords: farmers market, farmers market license, food safety, food sales, local, local food, local food purchasing, locally grown food
Adopting Government Department(s):

City Council

Lead Implementing Entity(s): City Council
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Funding Amount: n/a
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Policy Outcome(s):

The ordinance identifies specific sites, times and days of the week where farmers’ markets may be held on City property, types of products which can be sold and the sets maximum temperatures for perishable products.

Additional Resources and Information: Link 1