Talk with others about the cottage food industry in Kentucky
Just to update, Kentucky now has a new law that allows processors to be home based bakers. You no longer are restricted to being a farmer. Google House Bill 263 or Kentucky Home Bakers for more information. :)
Hi everyone! Just wanted to update you that starting July 14, 2018 home-based processors will no longer be required to be farmers in Kentucky. Everyone can now bake and sell non-potentially hazardous foods. To see what we did, check out KentuckyHomeBakers.com. There are links to the new law, along with information and frequently asked questions.…[Read more]
1. No, other than producing in a commercial kitchen.
2. Fermented foods are indeed very safe, but that doesn’t seem to have affected their perception.
3. You could consider proposing a bill to amend (or more likely create anew) the cottage food law. http://forrager.com/2015/05/lobbying-amending-cottage-food-law/
First of all, keep in mind that Kentucky currently only allows farmers to sell items they make at home. If you are a farmer, I’m not sure if apple cider vinegar would be allowed, but you should call your ag dept to check.
If you’re not a farmer, you will need to use a commercial kitchen to produce your vinegar. http://forrager.com/faq/#commercial