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  • active 1 day, 20 hours ago

    This group covers jams, jellies, preserves, fruit butters, pickles, sauces, syrups, honey, ketchup, mustard, vinegars, oils, nut butters, sauerkraut, and other types of canned goods

    Public Group / 27 members
  • active 1 week, 1 day ago

    Once you hit the limits of your cottage food law, it’s time to consider going commercial. When should you make the leap, how do you find a commercial kitchen, and what else do you need to know? Learn from others […]

    Public Group / 28 members
  • active 2 weeks ago

    What equipment do you use in your kitchen? Do you have any tips that make food prep easier? Learn about how to make your working environment a professional one.

    Public Group / 28 members
  • active 2 weeks, 1 day ago

    Talk with others about the cottage food industry in Georgia

    Public Group / 10 members
  • active 2 weeks, 4 days ago

    Talk with others about the cottage food industry in Indiana

    Public Group / 9 members
  • active 2 weeks, 4 days ago

    Sometimes packaging is just as important as the product itself. What do you need to include on your labels? When does functional also mean stylish? Talk to others about creative packaging ideas, where to buy […]

    Public Group / 58 members
  • active 2 weeks, 4 days ago

    This group covers breads, muffins, biscuits, scones, doughnuts, bagels, tortillas, etc.

    Public Group / 42 members
  • active 2 weeks, 4 days ago

    Are you a cake maker, or do you just love eating cake? Share ideas about wedding cakes, birthday cakes, cupcakes, cake pops… you name it. Discuss baking, decorating, toppers, contracts, or anything else related to cake.

    Public Group / 57 members
  • active 2 weeks, 4 days ago

    Share ideas about custom decorated cookies, chocolate chip cookies, macarons, etc.

    Public Group / 49 members
  • active 2 weeks, 4 days ago

    This group covers baked goods that do not fall under cakes, cookies, and bread. This includes pies, pastries, cones, pretzels, dried fruit, rice krispie treats, graham crackers, granola, nuts, seeds, trail mix, […]

    Public Group / 27 members
  • active 2 weeks, 5 days ago

    Licensing, inspections, training, insurance, taxes, and zoning — these are all things you need to be aware of when building your business. What challenges are you facing, and how do you manage costs while […]

    Public Group / 65 members
  • active 3 weeks, 4 days ago

    Talk with others about the cottage food industry in New York

    Public Group / 29 members
  • active 1 month ago

    Talk with others about the cottage food industry in California

    Public Group / 124 members
  • active 1 month, 1 week ago

    Most questions about cottage food laws should be directed to an individual state’s group, not this one. This group is for general questions and comments about the cottage food laws, resources, and industry information.

    Public Group / 22 members
  • active 1 month, 1 week ago

    This group covers sauces, syrups, honey, ketchup, mustard, vinegars, oils, nut butters, and other types of condiments.

    Public Group / 17 members
  • active 1 month, 1 week ago

    Before customers can love you, they must notice you. Powerful marketing can help you stand out in a crowd and be the difference between turning a profit or loss. What have you struggled with, and what have you done well?

    Public Group / 44 members
  • active 1 month, 1 week ago

    This group covers other items that do not fall under baked goods, confections, and canned goods. This includes popcorn, coffee beans, tea, herbs, spices, seasonings, baking mixes, flours, dried pasta, etc.

    Public Group / 15 members
  • active 1 month, 1 week ago

    How do you get products to customers? Should you sell from home, at local markets, or online? Should you offer pickup or delivery? Share ideas with others about where and how you sell your products.

    Public Group / 30 members
  • active 1 month, 1 week ago

    This group covers trail mix, popcorn, granola, pretzels, dried fruit, rice krispie treats, graham crackers, nuts, seeds, and other types of snack items.

    Public Group / 12 members
  • active 1 month, 1 week ago

    Almost all states have exemptions for selling certain types of homemade, if all proceeds go to a nonprofit or similar cause. This group is for those who want to provide homemade food for their community without […]

    Public Group / 10 members