Introducing a New Standard for
New York State Agriculture

What is New York State Grown & Certified?

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.

Diners at a restaurant that serves New York Grown & Certified produced dining with wine, coffee, and dates in a room filled with topiary and plants as ambiance.

Looking to buy fresh, local produce?

To ensure you’re feeding your family produce that’s fresh, safely handled and grown in an environmently responsible way, look for produce with the New York State Grown & Certified seal.

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Why join New York State Grown & Certified?

Participating in New York State Grown & Certified tells consumers that you adhere to New York’s higher standards for food safety and environmental responsibility, making consumers more likely to purchase your produce.

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