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Homemade For Sale

This book will help you avoid common pitfalls, and it will teach you about marketing, sales, and strategy.

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Improve your skills by taking excellent classes on baking, cake decorating, candy making, canning, etc.

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Sugar Geek Show

For cake makers: an amazing resource to learn beginner, intermediate & advanced cake decorating techniques.

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360 Training Learn2Serve

Their food handler course only costs $8 in most states, and they have other food training classes as well.

Get Food Handler Training

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FLIP Liability Insurance

Affordable food business liability insurance, starting at $299/year. Save $10 by using coupon code “forrager10”

Protect Your Business


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An easy way to collect credit card payments, either online or in-person. No fees on your first $1,000 of sales.

Accept Credit Cards

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Square Online

An easy and affordable way to create a well-designed website and sell your products online.

Create A Website

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Google Domains

The simplest tool to get a domain name for your website. And it works seamlessly with Google Workspace.

Pick A Domain Name


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Google Workspace

Use Google’s tools with a professional email address, like

Get Gmail for Business

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A great way to get started with email marketing. Easy-to-use, powerful, and free for up to 1,000 subscribers.

Start Your Email List


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Paper Mart

Tons of packaging supplies at rock bottom prices. Paper Mart is the largest packaging store on the web.

Find Packaging Supplies

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Kitchen Equipment

The most essential and basic kitchen products that every cottage food entrepreneur should consider

Upgrade Your Kitchen

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An easy way to support Forrager is to use this link before shopping on Amazon. The prices are the same for you.

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Other Resources

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An amazing free tool for visually organizing and managing projects (or just about anything).

Get Organized

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