Talk with others about the cottage food industry in New Hampshire
I would like to sell my cakes from home. Where do I begin? What laws do I need to follow? Licenses I need to get? What about the ingredients of my cakes? Do I need labels or nutrient content? I can only sell at farmers markets, not other venues or third-party sales correct? Is there a pdf file or booklet that I can purchase or print off to keep on…[Read more]
David Crabill replied to the topic List of approved cities/towns in NH – two questions in the forum New Hampshire 1 year, 9 months ago
1. I’d be surprised if such a list exists. You will probably need to call each area to find which ones will allow your business.
2. It sounds like you already have a good idea for what’s required, generally speaking. I can’t help you beyond that because each area has different requirements. You need to contact the local officials to get…[Read more]
Melanie started the topic List of approved cities/towns in NH – two questions in the forum New Hampshire 1 year, 11 months ago
I am actively trying to dive in to all of the research possible for running my own food-related business. Im wanting to consider building my own small building as part of our home-buying endeavors.
Having said that, I am well aware of the unusual intricacy that NH has when it comes to “self inspecting” areas.
I know that Manchester, there…[Read more]
David Crabill replied to the topic What's the Difference Between the 2 NH Designations in the forum New Hampshire 2 years, 10 months ago
The major differences are that the basic law lets you only sell $20K of product at a few select venues, and it’s much easier to get going with that one. I tried to cover the differences in-depth on the law pages:
Regarding the filters, I’m not sure what you’re…[Read more]