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NYS Grown & Certified Maple

New York State Grown & Certified is the first statewide, multi-faceted food certification program designed to strengthen consumer confidence in New York products, address food product labeling, and assist New York farmers so they can take advantage of the growing market demand for foods locally grown and produced to a higher standard.

In order to become certified, maple producers must complete both food safety and environmental management training.  For more information, visit the New York State Grown & Certified website.


The following PDF documents contain more detailed information concerning the food safety portion of the maple certification training, as well as the licensing agreement and style guidelines.  These documents are subject to revision.  Updated documents will be posted here as they become available.

Maple food safety guidelines updated July 26, 2018

NYS Grown & Certified Licensing Agreement

NYS Grown & Certified Style Guide

NY Grown and Certified Maple Application

Food safety training schedule for certified maple:

Date Location Time Contact
19-Jan-18 American Maple Museum, Croghan, NY 1:05pm to 2:35 pm
26-Jan-18 Miner Institute, Chazy, NY 4:00pm
27-Jan-18 St. Lawrence Maple Expo, Gouveneur High School TBA
20-Feb-18 Room 115, Schuyler Human Services Complex, 323 Owego St., Montour Falls 6:30pm to 7:30pm Brett Chedzoy,
8-May-18 Central Maple Producers Spring Meeting, Marathon Baptist Church School 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
9-May-18 Catskill Maple Producers Spring Meeting, Brooks Barbecue, Oneonta 5pm to 5:45pm

*More sessions to be scheduled.

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