Do you make and sell baked goods, home-canned pickles, salsa, jam and jellies? Are you a cottage food producer? If yes, this course is for you. By completing this course, you will meet the training requirement to register as a Minnesota cottage food producer with annual sales over $5000 per year.

This advanced course focuses on food safety practices for all processes covered under the cottage food law including drying, baking, confections, jams and jellies, acid and acidified fruit and vegetables and fermentation. You will learn how to produce, package, label, store, and transport a safe food product. Ask questions of the food safety experts! 

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Section Title
Cottage Food Producer Food Safety Training - ONLINE
Course Fee(s)
Cottage Food ONLINE non-credit $50.00
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Once registered, you will have access to the online course for 3 months during which time you may log in and out as needed. This course will take approximately 4 hours to complete.

By taking this course, you will meet the training requirement of the Minnesota Department of Agriculture to register as a cottage food producer for Tier 2 food sales.

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