Wisconsin Food Cottage Law

I petition my Wisconsin state legislators to enact a Cottage Foods bill authorizing the Department of Agriculture to issue customized "Home Bakery" licenses to residential kitchens for the purpose of selling non-potentially-hazardous bakery products; such as, but not necessarily limited to: breads, cakes, cookies, doughnuts, pastries, buns, rolls, biscuits, and pies (except meat or cream pies).


This law will help create jobs for people who are out of work and for those who stay at home with their children.Cottage food laws, which exist in over half of the U.S. states and in every region of the country, open up new possibility for small-scale enterprise and localized food production.Removing the significant financial and logistical barrier of having a commercial kitchen makes starting one’s own community-based food business more feasible for a greater number of people. It also gives consumers access to a greater variety of home-cooked locally-produced foods.This law will also add protection for those who have store front bakeries who would be able to conduct business from home if something were to happen to their business or should their business revenues start todeclinedue to changes in the economy.

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  • Rachel Radue This law would create thousands of jobs for Wisconsin residents. Any Politician keeping that from happening is a disgrace. Allow the people of WI to start making a living and stop preventing them from the same rights so many others in this country are enjoying. Clearly the economy of WI needs an affordable way to generate income.

  • Sarah Rydzik A Cottage Foods bill would enable those that have limited funds to start their business on a small scale. I have been trying to figure out how i can justify the financial output required for a commercial kitchen when I plan on baking 1-2 cakes per week. This amendment would create an opportunity for myself and countless others.

  • Amanda Kupsch We need this law in place for SO many reasons and for the many people who would love to offer baked goods to people other than friends and family!

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    Rachel Radue, United States

    1 day ago Comments: This law would create thousands of jobs for Wisconsin residents. Any Politician keeping that from happening is a disgrace. Allow the people of WI to start making a living and stop preventing them from the same rights so many others in this country are enjoying. Clearly the economy of WI needs an affordable way to generate income.
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    Sarah Rydzik

    4 days ago Comments: A Cottage Foods bill would enable those that have limited funds to start their business on a small scale. I have been trying to figure out how i can justify the financial output required for a commercial kitchen when I plan on baking 1-2 cakes per week. This amendment would create an opportunity for myself and countless others.
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    Amanda Kupsch

    2 weeks ago Comments: We need this law in place for SO many reasons and for the many people who would love to offer baked goods to people other than friends and family!
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