Time to Comply

Time to Comply (from the effective date of January 26, 2016)

  • Qualified Exempt farms must be in compliance with labeling requirements by January 1, 2020

For farms that don't receive the qualified exemption

  • Less than $250,000 of total produce sales/yr averaged over 3 years –> You will have 4 yrs (till Jan 2020) to come into compliance, 6 for some water requirements
  • Less than $500,000 of total produce sales/yr  averaged over 3 years – > You will have 3 yrs (till Jan 2019) to come into compliance, 5 for some water requirements
  • Everyone else – You will have 2 yrs (till Jan 2018) to come into compliance, 4 for some water requirements

 Note:  Sales figures will be adjusted for inflation using 2011 as the starting point.