Another Taste of Our Youth

“As single, male senior citizen, my home cooking abilities are severely limited. Something like this would help me get the homemade things that I remember so much from many years ago. It’s time we took the over-cautious mindset out of things and remembered that my generation drank water from a hose, shared drinks, rode in…

Stifled Dreams, Laura’s Baking Story

States with supportive cottage food laws provide simple and inexpensive ways for skilled people to begin safe and profitable businesses from home — businesses that can become sustainable jobs. Arguably, Kentucky’s lack of a cottage food law mostly affects women — ones who can and bake, but who might otherwise lack employment, garden space, access…

Rural American Dreams, Beth’s Baking Story

Today we feature the story of a baker from a rural Kentucky community. This is Beth’s story in her own words. “My name is Beth and I’m only twenty-three years old. I was born and raised in Henry County, Kentucky. I’m new to home baking because I’ve been baking for less than 2 years. However,…

Home Bakers Are Just Asking To Be In The Game

With anything in life, there are going to be people who oppose you. With this particular topic the majority of people who oppose home bakers are business owners themselves. As you’ve read, they call and alert health departments as “concerned citizens” and for some reason seem to be scared of the competition that home baking…

Cut The Red Tape, An Anonymous Baker’s Story

Today we feature the personal story of a stay-at-home mom who loved to bake. This is her story in her own words. She has chosen to remain anonymous. “I was a stay-at-home mom for years and home-schooled my three sons. During that time, I sold baked goods and candy from my home to supplement our…