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Cottage Food Operations Workshop – Sacramento

Tuesday | July 01, 2014 | 9:00 am — Wednesday | July 09, 2014 | 4:30 pm

UC Cooperative Extension Sacramento County | 4145 Branch Center Road, Sacramento, CA 95827-3823


The California Homemade Food Act (AB1616) allows individuals to prepare and package certain non-potentially hazardous foods in private-home kitchens referred to as “Cottage Food Operations” (CFOs). Processed meat, dairy, fermented foods, and juices are NOT legally acceptable cottage foods.

This hands-on workshop series is designed especially for farmers of fruits, vegetables, nuts, herbs, and honey interested in making value-added products in home kitchens as Cottage Food Operations (CFOs). Workshop series is open to everyone.

Learn about:

  • Cottage Food Law
  • Food science and sanitation
  • Hands-on demos with jams/jellies, honey, nuts, dried fruit, and/or baked goods
  • Packaging and storage
  • Business operations for CFOs

This is a two part workshop. You must attend workshop #1 in order to attend workshop #2, but you need not attend at the same location.

Space is limited, register online.

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Cost: $25 with advance registration / $40 at the door
Please contact organizer for wheelchair accessibility information.

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