Jenni Reher of Mead, CO shares the rise and fall of her vegan donut bakery, how she grew it to 20 wholesale accounts, and why she decided to sell her business when it was doing better than ever.
Sari Kimbell of Fort Collins, CO shares tons of advice about growing a food business, including pricing, choosing products, branding, selling wholesale, scaling up, find a commissary kitchen, and more.
Sari Kimbell of Fort Collins, CO shares the importance of having a strong “why”, what type of mindset you need to be successful, and what you should focus on when starting or growing a food business.
In this special 50th episode of The Forrager Podcast, hear from 16 Facebook group owners who share some of their best tips about starting and growing a cottage food business.
Joanne Littau from Denver, CO talks about why it’s difficult to make money from selling preserves, what practical tips to follow when canning goods, and why the cottage food community is so special.
David Kaminer of Denver, CO talks about running a lucrative home bakery, how 15 years of experience in food service influenced his business, and why he only sells one type of product: sourdough bread.
The “Colorado Cottage Foods Act” began in 2012 and was amended in 2013, 2015, and 2016 (read about the history of the act). 2016’s amendment (SB 16-058) added all non-PHF foods to the approved list (including pickled items) and enabled internet sales within the state. The current law restricts producers to direct sales only, but no license from… [read more]
I am a mother and grandmother. Happily married to my wonderful husband, Chuck. We have custody of our grandson age 16 and our son age 15. We live on our ranch, 4D ranch, in Colorado Springs, CO. We currently do not have any farm animals but have ordered some chicks for egg layers and meat… [read more]
We are a gluten free (and sometimes dairy free) Bakery and Gift Shop. Our #1 goal is to not only make gluten free food taste good but make food that tastes SO GOOD that even those who are not gluten free enjoy it. All of our bakery is made fresh to order and delivered locally from… [read more]
I do homemade jams and jellies also homemade baked goods, mini pies, cookies bites, pie in a cup I do farmers market in the summer and crafts show in the fall and winter months.
From grains we grow on our farm, I grind whole wheat flour.
Our little adventure began at a birthday party where these adorable little balls on a stick were being served. We had never had nor heard of cake pops before. But one bite changed our lives forever. After a lot of researching and learning how to make them ourselves we started getting requests from friends and family, and before we… [read more]
Raleigh Street Bakery is a CFO that specializes in naturally leavened artisan bread. I sell at farmers markets and have a Community Supported Bakery (CSB) program I have developed. I am eager to provide bread for my neighbors and the surrounding community.
Get Baked Bakery is a CFO located in Fort Lupton Colorado. I specialize in custom sugar cookies, cupcakes and cakes.
My name is Kayla and this is my business, Sparkles Bakery. I nicknamed it “Sparkles.” Right now it’s ran at home, someday when I get enough money I will open a store front. I graduated from Johnson and Wales, and majored in Baking and Pastry Arts. I may be working from home, but I have worked at… [read more]