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Wyoming Sets A New Standard For Food Freedom

It’s July 1st, 2020, and for the first time in over 7 years, I’ve added a new rank to Forrager’s map. I named it “freedom”, and Wyoming has the honor of being the first state to reach this status!

As of today, Wyoming’s new amendment (HB 84) to their food freedom law takes effect, and it’s a big one. Because although their 2015 law has always been the best food freedom law in the country, truthfully, it still lagged behind some of the best cottage food laws in some ways.

Everything Brittle LLC

Using an over 30 year old recipe, we produced brittle each year for family and friends as gifts. Many would ask “Why don’t you sell this brittle? It is awesome! We could then get it more than once a year!” After many years of people asking, we finally decided to bring our recipe and products […]

Ohio

Ohio’s cottage food law does not require any licensing from the ag department, and there is no sales limit, but the law limits producers in other ways. Rather than allowing all direct sales, operations can only sell their items at specific types of venues, which does include a couple indirect (wholesale) channels, like selling to a […]

Wildchild Remedies

After my youngest was born and my oldest started preschool, I noticed that we all seemed to be sick more. Illnesses happened more frequently and stayed around longer. It also seemed that we couldn’t stay healthy for long! As soon as one of us felt better, someone else started to feel badly. And around and […]

Ohio Home Bakery

Although Ohio has a good cottage food law, it has another law which allows home bakers to sell perishable baked goods, like cheesecakes and cream pies. Home bakeries can also use the cottage food law to sell certain non-baked products, though those sales would need to adhere to that law’s stricter rules. Home bakeries must be […]

The Cake Studio

The Cake Studio is a local custom cake shoppe in Perry, Ohio (Lake County), owned and operated by Chris Page.   I started making cakes in 1979 and am self-taught.  My focus is on quality, taste and attention to details!  I offer custom cakes, cake pops, cupcakes and cookies.  We do custom orders for weddings, […]

Shelley’s Sweets ‘N Stuff

I started my business in 2011 in Western PA and relocated to Wooster, Ohio in June of 2013. I am still in the process of getting started here in Ohio.