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In this month’s Chronogram, I explore the issues surrounding home processing in New York. (Every state has different laws governing the legal sale of home-produced foods). As more consumers become aware of the importance and quality of local food, markets are opening up for homemade products, enabling savvy canners and bakers to increase their household income.

Photo by Roy Gumpel

Also, the law prohibiting home processors from using the Internet in any form for promoting their products does not prevent me from telling you that Julia of Half Pint Preserves has a blog.

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5 Comments

  1. Heather
    7/3/2011
    Reply

    What a retarded law.

  2. 7/3/2011
    Reply

    Great article Peter. The law against internet promotion makes absolutely no sense to me…

    • Peter
      7/5/2011
      Reply

      There’s some movement towards an online petition in the near future. I’ll keep you posted.

  3. Peter
    7/11/2011
    Reply

    I can’t say too much about other States’ laws, but it is definitely true in New York.

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