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Cottage Home Successes

By | August 11th, 2013|Preparedness|

A couple years ago, the legislature passed a bill to allow people to make certain foods at home and sell them to the public.  The food has to be a low-risk for food-borne diseases, but there's lots of options.  The program is a great success - we have more than 1,700 people registered for the [...]

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Cottage Industry Foods Taking Off

By | October 7th, 2011|General|

A few weeks ago, I wrote about our new Home Baked and Confectionary Goods Program. Since then, the program has really taken off.  About 700 people have registered with the program since we turned the key a few weeks ago, baking a variety of snacks, ranging from cookies and cupcakes to healthy goodies.  Bakers who [...]