Minnesota Grown Logo Labeling License
Agency contact information:
Agriculture (MDA), Minnesota Department of
625 N. Robert Street
St. Paul, MN 55155
(651) 201-6000 | (800) 967-2474 | (800) 627-3529 (TTY)
Agricultural Marketing Services Division
Contact Info: MN.Grown@state.mn.us
License Information System (LIS) Lookup a License
The mission of the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is to enhance Minnesotans' quality of life by ensuring the integrity of our food supply, the health of our environment, and the strength of our agricultural economy.
Minn. Stats. 17.102
Application forms are available via the mail and on the MN Dept. of Agriculture website, Minnesota Grown, Join MN Grown section at Application for Minnesota Grown Labeling License.
Applications may be made online.
People who grow, raise or process Minnesota products must receive an annual license from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) to use the Minnesota Grown logo. Retailers such as grocery stores and restaurants are allowed to use the logo without a license.
The MN Dept. of Agriculture has more MN Grown information online at About the Minnesota Grown Program.
Completed application and fee. At least 80% of product to be labeled must be grown or raised on Minnesota farms.
Period of Issuance:
January 1 - December 31
Length of Determination Process:
Two (2) weeks or less
Other Pertinent Information:
Information about joining MN Grown is available on the MN Dept. of Agriculture website at Join Minnesota Grown.
Licensees are eligible to participate in the annual "Minnesota Grown" Directory.