PICK TENNESSEE PRODUCTS APPLICATION
Requirements For The Pick Tennessee Products (PTP) Program

PRODUCT GUIDELINES
  • Farmers/producers of fresh agricultural products are eligible to use the PTP logo on products and/or be listed on the PTP website www.PickTnProducts.org. Producers must be able to provide a high quality agricultural product produced on a Tennessee farm.
  • Manufactured/processed food products eligible for inclusion in the PTP program and authorized to bear the logo must be manufactured in Tennessee and include ingredient(s) from a Tennessee farm when available.
  • In order to qualify as a non‐food product, items must be produced from a Tennessee agricultural product on a working Tennessee farm.
  • All products listed on the PTP website and bearing the logo must meet or exceed U.S. Government and/or State of Tennessee standards and regulations where applicable. Manufacturers/processors must provide an updated facility permit from Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Regulatory Service.
APPLICATION PROCESS
  1. Complete and submit the following application.
  2. A Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) Marketing Specialist will review your application.
  3. The TDA Marketing Specialist will notify you of final status by email and supply a digital copy of the Pick Tennessee Products Logo if your application is approved. If an email is not available, you will receive notification by U.S. mail.
  4. When completing the application, only check products that are produced/manufactured on your farm or by your business. For example, if you sell snacks at your agritourism location, you should NOT check any of the snack categories unless you produce the snacks on your farm.
Is this a New application or an Update to an existing application?
Business/Farm Name
Contact Name Title
Physical Address
City TN  Zip
Physical location
(use format dd.dddddd) 
Latitude Longitude
Mailing Address
if different from physical address 
City TN  Zip
Primary Phone  include area code 
This number will be listed on the site.
Fax  include area code 
Secondary Contact if available 
Secondary Contact Phone 
Email 
Web Address 
Facebook
Twitter
County Region


Directions/special information concerning your operation TYPE OF BUSINESS - Check all that apply
*Type of Farmer's Market
**If indicated Other, please describe business
METHOD OF SALE - Check all that apply
*Farmers Market Location
*If indicated Other : describe
DESCRIPTION - Check all that apply
Do state or federal organizations inspect or license your product or facilities?
Are you interested in participation in tradeshows?
Are the major ingredients of/for your products grown in Tennessee?
Do you provide co-packing or private label services?
Does your product require refrigerated distribution?
Are you interested in exporting?
Do you want to display the Pick Tennessee Products Logo?
Would you like to be listed in Shop Now (Pick Tennessee Products online store)?  
      Online Store Guidlines
  • Participants must be a qualified PTP member to participate in the on‐line store.
  • Producers must have ownership of the linking website with E‐Commerce capabilities (meaning the ability to accept a credit card online through a shopping cart system).
  • Producer’s Website must display PTP logo.
  • Participant must submit a quality (professional) downloadable picture. A product picture or a picture of your company logo should be on a white background saved as TIFF, JPG or EPS. Resolution should be 300dpi or higher.
  • Producers must be willing to disclose economic results from site hits to TDA for program evaluation purposes.
CHECK ALL CATEGORIES THAT APPLY Only check products that are produced/manufactured on your farm or by your business.

AGRITOURISM

AQUACULTURE

BAKED GOODS

BAKING PRODUCTS

BEVERAGES

CANNED SPECIALITES

CEREALS

CONDIMENTS, DRESSINGS & SEASONINGS

DAIRY PRODUCTS

EQUINE RESOURCES

FARM FRESH POULTRY & EGGS Call (615) 837-5151 or email Glenda.Smead@tn.gov for information on TDA recommendations for small egg producers.
Egg License #

FARM FRESH PRODUCE
FRUITS
VEGETABLES

FLOWERS, PLANTS AND TREES
TDA permit may be required for listing.  Plant Certification Permit #
Click here for Plant Certification Permit Info or call (615) 837-5137 or Elaine.chisum@tn.gov
FROZEN/PREPARED FOODS

HONEY

MEATS
Meat sold as retail cuts must be processed through a USDA facility and producer must have a Retail Meat Permit #
Call 615-837-5153 or email ronald.murphy@tn.gov for information on TDA Retail Meat Permits.
Farm Based Retail Meat Sales Guidelines
Beef    
 
Tennessee Natural Beef

MEAT ALTERNATIVE

PASTA & PASTA SAUCES

PET PRODUCTS TDA permit required for Pet Products listing - call (615)837-5135 or email Dan.Danielson@tn.gov.

SALADS & SANDWICHES

SNACK FOODS

SOUPS AND SOUP MIXES

SWEETS

SWEET SORGHUM

TENNESSEE FARM ARTISAN PRODUCTS In order to qualify as a non-food Pick Tennessee Product, item must be made from a Tennessee agricultural product on a working Tennessee Farm.

LOGO USE
The State of Tennessee is not liable for, nor does the state guarantee, products using this logo. The State of Tennessee does not guarantee the accuracy of the information listed on the PTP website; and is not liable for any incorrect information or for information that the applicant believes to be a misrepresentation of the applicant’s product(s).

Agritourism
Marketing Specialist
Pamela Bartholomew 615-837-5348 pamela.bartholomew@TN.gov
Fruits, Vegetables, Viticulture
Marketing Specialist
Tammy Algood 615-837-5347 tammy.algood@TN.gov
Meats, Poultry, Processors, Tennessee Natural Beef
Marketing Specialist
Wendy Sneed 615-837-5309 wendy.sneed@TN.gov
Farmers Markets, CSA, Organic, Horticulture & Nursery
Marketing Specialist
Amy Tavalin 615-837-5163 amy.tavalin@TN.gov
Value Added & Gourmet Foods, Farm Artisan Products, Online Store
Marketing Specialist
Linda Shelton 615-837-5345 linda.shelton@TN.gov

By checking this box and clicking "Submit Form" below, you certify that you have completed the application and read the guidelines set forth by the Division of Market Development, TDA. You give your permission to the Division of Market Development, TDA, to use this information for marketing and internet directory.
Application submissions may be edited by Marketing Specalists for clarity and brevity.