Unfortunately that would not be allowed. If you want customers to be able to enjoy your baked goods with iced tea, the easiest way is to buy bottles from the store and resell them at your booth. Check with your market manager to see if there’s a reseller’s permit required to do so. To sell your own iced tea, you’d need to make it in a commercial kitchen.
David Crabill replied to the topic Producing Granola from Domestic Home based kitchen to sell online in the forum Tennessee 1 week, 6 days ago
You can sell granola with a cottage food business or a domestic kitchen. The domestic kitchen is a bit harder to implement. I’d recommend you start with a cottage food business, which does not require you to get a permit from the health or ag dept. You might need to get a business license from your local area, but it should be very simple to…[Read more]
Katherine, most people get a DBA (doing business as), which is the name that you would use when applying for your business license. Usually that happens through your local area. As long as someone else in your area isn’t using the name, you should be able to use it. It would be possible for multiple businesses in Iowa to have the same name. If you…[Read more]
David Crabill commented on the post, California’s New Homemade Food Law Comes With A Nasty Surprise 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Nobody could have predicted it, but the pandemic has allowed this law to start flourishing. Often against health officials’ wishes, county and city officials have been strongly considering opting into the law, to […]
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/
They are separate, so you can make $40k total. And please note that the $20k for farm direct is only for acidified foods, like pickles and salsas. There is no limit for other things you sell under the farm direct bill.
Hi Pam, I did a poor job promoting the forums on this site. I’m currently making technical changes that should improve that over time, and make people more aware of them.
To answer this question, probably the best option is to use the Farm Direct Bill, but that requires someone to grow the produce themselves.
Otherwise, I’m not sure if…[Read more]
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