Category Archives: Good Information

Important Info

Hello everyone! I received this information from the MN Department of Health today. Although this article isn’t specifically talking about Cottage Food Producers, I still think it’s a good thing to be aware of. Scam Alert! Fake health inspectors In recent weeks, MDH and some local health departments in Minnesota have received complaints about fake …

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March 22, 2018

Happy Spring you all! In addition to my report about yesterday, Great Day In St. Paul!, I have a few other updates. First of all we want to congratulate Kentucky on their cottage food bill being amended yesterday. Up until now only farmer’s could sell non-potentially hazardous foods at farmer’s market and road sides. As …

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March 2018

Happy March Everyone! I have some exciting things to share today. As I’m sure you all know the 2018 MN Legislative Session has begun and there are a two issues we are going to address this year. First of all we want to have the ability to become LLC’s if we choose to and secondly we …

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Feb. 27, 2018

Hello everyone! I do try to write an update every month but February just flew by and in just 21 days it’ll already be spring. Which all Minnesotans know is just the beginning of the last six weeks of our winter season, if we’re lucky. 🙂 By now I believe everyone has seen the notice …

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Happy New Year!

2018 has arrived in all it’s freezing glory! I know it’s not as cold as it can be here in our lovely state of Minnesota, but for some reason the chill factor seems worse than usual. I hope you all had a lovely holiday season. I know many of you had a lot of business …

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November 2017 Update

Hello everyone! I received some exciting news from Carrie at the MDA last night. Our Cottage Food registrations have just hit a record high 2500 active registrations! Great work everyone! Please keep spreading the word and sharing the information for Minnesota Cottage Food Producer Registration. Re-Registration                    …

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Hello June!

Hi everybody! What a great day to be a Wisconsin Cottage Food Producer! Huge congratulations to them on the passing of their bill. You can click this link to read one of the press releases: Wisconsin Cookie Bill Info. However I’m sure you can find much more information on their Wisconsin Cottage Food page. According to the Cottage …

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Update & Requests

Good Morning! I want to give you a few updates. According to Suzanne Driessen attendance of her Food Safety classes have been really good. However at this time only 1,790 folks have registered with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture. Please be aware that even if you have attended the Food Safety class you still have to register with …

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Upcoming Classes & Webinars

Hi everyone! Back when I first really took over working on getting the CFL bill passed I contacted a wonderful lady named Denay Davis. Denay had been instrumental in getting the cottage food bill passed in other states and her patience in answering my questions and great advise really helped to guide me on this journey. …

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