Community, Creswell

Bakery bill cooks up opportunity

Home bakers have an opportunity to turn a hobby into an at-home business

CRESWELL - With farmer's markets accepting applications for vendors, it is the perfect time for prospective entrepreneurs to take advantage of Oregon's Home Baking Bill.
The bill passed in 2016 and is a residential kitchen exemption for baked goods and confectionary items. The purpose is to reduce barriers in starting new small businesses by allowing items baked in a home kitchen to be sold directly to consumers without a license, and is unique to Oregon . . .