Is it safe? Is it legal?

© ID 26669096The following is published at the request of Bear Lake Township Supervisor.

There have been enquiries about how to start or operate a home based ‘cottage’ food business.

We’re all used to seeing farmers market roadside produce stands but what about baked goods?

Michigan Department of Agriculture has a comprehensive Q&A web site which will answer many of your questions and put you in touch with food safety staff who can fill in the rest.

Also here’s a direct link to their PDF

Checklist for Starting a Cottage Food Business


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.