Can Do

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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  1. Heather
    July 3

    What a retarded law.

  2. July 3

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

    • Peter
      July 5

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

  3. Peter
    July 11

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

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