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Cottage Food Laws

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Alabama

71%
98%
90%
85%

Alaska

57%
89%
15%
50%

Arizona

100%
66%
90%
88%

Arkansas

86%
96%
100%
93%

California

100%
85%
85%
91%

California Microenterprise Home Kitchen Operation

29%
80%
45%
47%

Colorado

71%
69%
57%
66%

Connecticut

71%
61%
15%
49%

Connecticut Residential Farm

29%
11%
20%
21%

Delaware

57%
27%
15%
35%

Delaware On-Farm Home Processing

43%
38%
20%
34%

District of Columbia

86%
72%
85%
82%

Florida

71%
62%
100%
79%

Georgia

71%
52%
90%
73%

Hawaii

57%
71%
90%
72%

Idaho

71%
67%
100%
80%

Illinois

71%
100%
90%
86%

Indiana

71%
89%
90%
82%

Iowa

71%
99%
90%
85%

Iowa Home Food Processing Establishment

100%
94%
50%
81%

Kansas

71%
93%
100%
87%

Kentucky

71%
68%
50%
63%

Kentucky Microprocessor

43%
21%
2%
23%

Louisiana

100%
46%
25%
60%

Maine

100%
73%
100%
93%

Maryland

86%
51%
15%
52%

Maryland On-Farm Home Processing

100%
46%
8%
54%

Massachusetts

100%
48%
85%
82%

Michigan

57%
72%
25%
50%

Minnesota

57%
100%
58%
69%

Mississippi

57%
56%
25%
46%

Missouri

43%
87%
85%
69%

Missouri Home Sales

29%
35%
90%
52%

Montana

71%
100%
90%
87%

Montana Cottage Food

57%
71%
90%
72%

Nebraska

57%
61%
90%
70%

Nevada

57%
53%
35%
48%

New Hampshire

43%
51%
20%
37%

New Hampshire Homestead

100%
51%
100%
88%

New Jersey

71%
73%
40%
61%

New Mexico

71%
88%
90%
82%

New York

100%
58%
90%
86%

North Carolina

100%
96%
50%
82%

North Dakota

57%
100%
90%
82%

Ohio

86%
57%
90%
80%

Ohio Home Bakery

100%
28%
50%
65%

Oklahoma

86%
100%
75%
87%

Oregon

57%
37%
20%
39%

Oregon Domestic Kitchen

100%
80%
50%
78%

Oregon Farm Direct

71%
26%
20%
42%

Pennsylvania

100%
98%
50%
82%

Rhode Island

71%
27%
40%
49%

Rhode Island Farm Home Food Manufacture

57%
85%
20%
51%

South Carolina

86%
98%
100%
94%

South Dakota

71%
100%
95%
87%

Tennessee

100%
89%
90%
94%

Texas

71%
88%
40%
65%

Utah

43%
98%
90%
73%

Utah Cottage Food

86%
59%
90%
81%

Vermont

71%
22%
50%
52%

Virginia

29%
53%
90%
56%

Virginia Home Food Processing Operation

100%
94%
100%
99%

Washington

71%
59%
15%
49%

West Virginia

100%
75%
90%
90%

West Virginia Acidified Foods

29%
14%
10%
18%

Wisconsin

71%
24%
90%
66%

Wisconsin Pickle Bill

29%
17%
-5%
14%

Wyoming

100%
100%
90%
100%