Category Archives: Quick Updates

July 24, 2017

Good Morning!! I just wanted to let you all know that the Non-Potentially Hazardous Foods fact sheet that can be found on the Minnesota Farmer’s Market Association website has been updated. Also, the University of Minnesota Extension has updated their Cottage Foods Q & A blog. There is a lot of of really great information …

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May 10, 2017 ~ Update

Hello everyone! I have an update for you from the Foodpreneuer Institute. If you had planned on attending their May 1st webinar, Cottage Food Basics – Learn Before You Leap you will have discovered that it was cancelled due to a power outage.  It has been rescheduled for Monday evening, June 5, 2017 at 7:00 pm ET, …

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April 7, 2017 ~ Update

Good morning everyone, hope your day is off to a great start! I have a few updates for you. As many of you know there are a few items in our cottage food bill that we are still working on. After almost two years we have a clearer understanding of what works and what things still need to change. …

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Scam Alert!

Good morning all! Please be aware and alert! Unfortunately several of our Minnesota cottage food producers have been receiving the following text message and/or others similar to the one below: If you have received this or anything similar to it please delete it from your call logs immediately. As a matter of fact it is recommended by …

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February 2017 Update

Happy February you all! I have a few updates for you this morning. First I have to inform you all that Valerie Gambel, our favorite person at the Dept. of Agriculture, has been given a different position and will no longer be our go to contact there. She has been a wonderful help to us and …

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Quick Update!

Hello everyone! Just a quick update to let you know that the online registration program will be ready for people to use this renewal round. The Department of Agriculture will be sending an attached instruction sheet along with paper renewal notices. The paper copies will go out in the mail around the 15th of November. You …

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This & That

Hi everyone! What a beautiful start to November today has been! Hope you all have been able to enjoy it. I have just a few quick things to share. We now have a total of 1,817 registered cottage food producers in Minnesota. We’ve come a long way since the law passed and it’s only going …

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May 11, 2016

Good Morning folks! I’m sorry my updates have been few and far between. Mostly I have been trying to wait patiently for some information and clarification on certain details that have come up over the past. I am still not sure about some things so will update you when I do. I want to say thank …

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