Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Cottage Foods Bill Classes Help Aspiring Indie Food Entrepreneurs

Grace & I's fruit pates at the New. Artisanal. Now. event (Photo by Krista Simmons/LAist)

...The gals over at Craftcation aren't alone in their plight to help aspiring food crafters make their signature recipes into solvent businesses. Caron Ory, who created a diabetic-friendly sugar substitute called Eco-BeeCo, is teaching a class in Fountain Valley to help aspiring food crafters navigate the new Cottage Foods Bill...

...Last fall, Gov. Jerry Brown signed the Cottage Foods Bill, also known as Assembly Bill 1616, allowing Californians to make and sell certain non-hazardous foods out of their kitchens as long as they didn't contain cream or meat...

...Ory started her business before the Bill passed, putting a hefty sum of cash and product on the line...

...On March 2, will teach a class from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa about AB 1616 and the business of starting a cottage industry out of a home kitchen. You can sign up...

You can read this entire article and more at the LAist HERE

 Mike Gatto is the Chairman of the Appropriations Committee of the California State Assembly.  He represents the cities of Burbank, Glendale, La Canada-Flintridge, La Crescenta, Montrose, the Los Angeles neighborhoods of Los Feliz, Silver Lake, Atwater Village, and portions of the Hollywood Hills and East Hollywood.   www.asm.ca.gov/gatto  

No comments:

Post a Comment