All you Michigan Apron entrepreneurs get ready to make money in your home kitchen.
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Small business is big business in northern Michigan. A viewer heard about a new law that aims to open up the marketplace for some very small businesses: The Michigan Cottage Food Law.
She wanted to know what it might mean for those in our area. What we found out for her is the subject of tonight's Fact Finder report.
Susan Odom likes to keep things simple.
She says, "It's just sugar and fruit and that's it."
As a food historian she uses 19th century recipes to make her savory sensations, right inside her historic Leelanau County farm house.
She says, "I always make way more than I can eat and people always say, "Oh, you should sell these."
But until recently it was illegal for her to do that. She would have paid to use a licensed commercial kitchen. The goal of the regulation was to ensure food safety, but the costs kept a lot of small businesses from even getting started.
Read the entire story here: http://www.upnorthlive.com/news/story.aspx?id=487867