Here are more clarifications about Cottage Food Bill. Under the new law you cannot sell at farmers markets – just directly from your home (as if you weren’t doing that already). http://www.texascottagefoodlaw.com/TheLaw/LawSummary.aspx http://www.robbwalsh.com/2011/05/victory-texas-cottage-food-bill-passes/ and a link to the rules. 1. Food must be sold from your home, directly to another consumer. No sales at farmer’s… More Clarifications on the Cottage Food Bill.
Taken from the FARFA website, regarding the Cottage Food Bill and other similar bills this past legislative season . . . ———————————————————————————————- FARFA worked on several bills in the regular 2011 Texas legislative session. While the raw milk bill (HB 75/ SB 237) died, portions of the cottage foods (HB 1139 and HB 2084) and… More Texas Cottage Food Bill – SB 81.
5-7pm. At Hope Fellowship – 1721 Sanger Ave. (the big green/gray house!) Learn how to preserve some basic foods – to extend all those lovely things you grow into seasons beyond their time. Mary will be demonstrating by canning wild mustang grapes for a lovely jam – and possibly show-casing some of her famous wild… More May 27th Foxfire Friday: Canning and Preserving.
Originally appearing on Minnesota Public Radio online – “Mpls. passes plan to expand urban farming” – by Madeleine Baran April 15, 2011 St. Paul, Minn. — A plan to expand urban farming in Minneapolis received final approval from the city council and Mayor R.T. Rybak on Friday. The Urban Agriculture Policy Plan opens the door… More Minneapolis’ Urban Farm Zoning.
Article originally appears on the Farmers Market Coalition website. To read the complete article, visit the FMC website. States advocate for legislation and regulation to support home-based micro-processing Posted on April 19th, 2011 by admin. Filed under News, Newsletter. By Drew Love, FMC Research & Education Intern When the Food Safety Modernization Act passed in… More Farmers Market Coalition Spotlights Cottage Food Law.
A new book of stories by people who have started or returned to farming is accepting submissions now. The hope for the book is to inspire readers to get involved in the “good food movement” in some way. Check out the website, which just went live: http://www.farmwhispers.com, forward to your networks, and consider making a… More Submissions for book – Farm Whispers.
Go Texan, Eat Local, Support Texas Cottage Food [From Robb Walsh’s Texas Eats blog] The Go Texan Restaurant Round-Up kicked off yesterday. As part of the month-long promotion, restaurants around the state will be featuring local food products and donating part of their profits to the Food Bank. Grassfed beef meatloaf at Beaver’s in Houston… More Texas Cottage Food Law