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About New York State Grown & Certified

A higher standard for New York State agriculture
Grown & Certified Program
Safety & Sustainability.

This voluntary program for New York State certifies farms are protecting natural resources and using safe food handling practices, with audits that verify that products are handled in a manner that minimizes the risks of food safety hazards.

The label that tells a story.

We want to help shoppers find the best food for their families so we created a program that makes it easy to identify foods you can trust, and that are locally and responsibly grown. Just look for the New York State Grown & Certified seal.

Good for our farms. Good for New York.

Buying New York State Grown & Certified products not only supports local farms, it supports local jobs and local economies. Agriculture supports over 250,000 jobs and is especially important to New York's rural communities.

Get an inside look at some of New York State's Grown & Certified farms