Learn About Starting a Cottage Food Business
Thinking about opening a home-based food business?
Something’s Cooking: Learn About Starting a Cottage Food Business
Do you want to sell your homemade baked goods, candies, preserves, and more to the public? If so, you do not want to miss the “Introduction to Starting a Cottage Food Business” workshop hosted by UF/IFAS Extension Citrus County.
Florida’s cottage food bill allows individuals to manufacture, sell and store certain types of “cottage
food” products in an unlicensed home kitchen. This workshop will provide you with the opportunity to
connect with experts in the community, get answers to business questions and challenges, and obtain
information on starting or building your business. Learn about new ideas and get proven advice to start
or grow your business. Topics will include Florida Cottage Food Law, Is Your Kitchen Safe for Cottage
Food Operation, and Cottage Food at Farmers’ Markets.
This hybrid (in-person and virtual options) workshop will be held on Wednesday, August 9, 2023, from
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at 3650 W. Sovereign Path in Lecanto. Pre-registration is required, and payment
is due by Wednesday, August 2, 2023. Registration is $15, payable by check, cash, or online. To
register, visit: https://tinyurl.com/bdfpjt6v. If attending virtually, the link will be sent via email.
For more information, contact UF/IFAS Extension Citrus County at (352) 527-5700.