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Yes, hot sauces would be considered an acidified food, and as long as yours stays below a 4.6 pH, then you should be able to sell it with VA’s basic exemption. No inspection needed, but you may need a general business license. You can ask around at the farmers market to see if vendors needed anything else to sell from home, or the farmers market…[Read more]
Maybe. It depends on where you live and what the zoning laws for your area are. Here’s some more info: https://forrager.com/starting-cottage-food-operation-zoning/
debbie started the topic Are non-alcoholic Drinks allowed – sold from home event in the forum Virginia 3 years ago
Are drinks such as brewed coffee, juice from a pre-packaged bottle or lemonaid– to be sold at a home event. We will be selling handmade craft items, along with cookies and breads. Might we be allowed to ask for a donation for the drinks — that we would donate to a cause, but sell the craft and home-baked items for a profit? Fairfax County, VA. Thank you.
Are homemade cookies allowed in Fairfax County. We will be selling them along with handmade gifts — in my home driveway — similar to a garage sale setting. This would be an occasional event, and no items will be sold online or in a store. Thank you.
So I’ve been trying to look into selling baked goods from home, and I’m trying to find out exactly what I have to do to do that…I ran into this website and read about the cottage food law and I was hoping someone might be able to point me in the right direction. I live in Manassas, Virginia, and I was hoping someone might know who I…[Read more]
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