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Mary Haux

  • Mary Haux posted a new activity comment 2 days, 8 hours ago

    Thanks for your reply. I would love to allow cottage food businesses at our market so very disappointed our county health won’t allow it. I would also love it if our health dept was the best place for information. Unfortunately, they don’t even seem knowledgeable on some things. I was standing by our inspector at our last market while he told the…[Read more]

  • Mary Haux posted an update in the group Missouri 1 week, 3 days ago

    Hi! New to the group. I am the manager of our farmers market here in Ferguson, MO. I see from previous posts that someone else has had issues getting answers from our county health dept about cottage laws here in North County St. Louis. My main question is who has final say over whether a vendor can sell products at our market made under cottage…[Read more]

    • Mary, the Missouri page on here is a good starting point, since it summarizes what’s in the law: https://forrager.com/law/missouri/
      The best place to find official info is from the health dept. The health dept must follow the law, as long as the law is clear. But they are able to interpret it if it is ambiguous. In the case of canned goods, their…[Read more]

      • Thanks for your reply. I would love to allow cottage food businesses at our market so very disappointed our county health won’t allow it. I would also love it if our health dept was the best place for information. Unfortunately, they don’t even seem knowledgeable on some things. I was standing by our inspector at our last market while he told the…[Read more]

  • Mary Haux became a registered member 1 week, 3 days ago