Additional Resources

Wisconsin Farmers Union

Grassroots advocacy - Join today!


Wisconsin Cottage Food Association

The new Wisconsin Cottage Food to keep connected and updated on these important issues. Membership is free and open to anyone in Wisconsin who supports cottage food: Producers, those thinking about starting a business, customers and supporters. 


Wisconsin Home Bakery Business Owners Facebook Group

A supportive and collaborative community of Wisconsin home bakery business owners, including those just starting out and researching.  Note there are a couple questions to answer when submitting a request to join the group.


Farmstead Bakery: Recipes & Resources

A North Central SARE and farmer-led collection of tested recipes and other resources for cottage food bakers to utilize local ingredients.  Also includes marketing and display ideas.


Homemade for Sale:  How to Set up and Market a Food Business From Your Home Kitchen

Cottage food business start-up resource


Udemy Course:  How to Set up and Market a Food Business From Your Home Kitchen

Over five hours of content on starting your cottage food business, including sections specific to Wisconsin.  Use the current link the YouTube comments for an over 50% discounted registration price of only $30.​

Extension Resources for Commercial Kitchens & Licensing on selling a food product not covered under cottage food law


Selling High Acid Canned Items under the Pickle Bill

Note since 2010 there has been this Pickle Bill Law covering high-acid canned items (the law has not changed since that time). Contact DATCP directly with any questions.