Planning commercial production? To legally sell tree-sap based foods procured and processed in Oregon you must comply with Oregon Department of Agriculture administrative rules on food licensing. Farms with annual revenue less than $50,000 may quality for processing and selling maple and walnut syrup under the Oregon Farm Direct Exempted Products law. In June 2024 the Farm Direct revisions adding maple and walnut syrup were signed into law. Make sure you are using current documents reflecting the new revisions.


Division pertaining to all levels of Commercial Food Licensing:

Division 25: Food Establishment Standards and Standards for Retail Food Service Activities

Division 25 Sections specifically addressing Farm Direct Exempted Products

Oregon Dept of Ag Farm Direct Marketing Q & A

Oregon State University Supplemental Farm Direct Guidance

Food Safety Resources from Other States

The following food safety resources come from the sugar maple industry in the Eastern United States and Canada. These materials were the most recent found for these states as of 01/01/2023.