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Homemade for Sale

October 14, 2017, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm



Launch a food business from your home kitchen! Jump-start your freedom to earn by taking advantage of “cottage food” legislation, state laws that allow specific, “non-hazardous” foods to be made in your kitchen and sold to the public.  Join the authors of Homemade for Sale and cottage food operators, Lisa Kivirist and John Ivanko, and learn how you can now start a simple food business today from home with little to no investment while doing the things you love:  jamming, canning, baking and more! Sample products produced under Wisconsin’s cottage food law. Workshop bonus: Each participant receives a copy of the Homemade for Sale book.





Lisa Kivirist and John D. Ivanko Bio are pioneers in the cottage food industry, both covering the national movement for publications as well as championing for the passage of a “Cookie Bill” in Wisconsin, Lisa Kivirist is on the cusp of the latest trends. Lisa and her husband and co-author-and-photographer, John Ivanko, are food-loving entrepreneurs.  As authors of fifteen books, national speakers and recognized spokespeople for the national sustainable agriculture movement. They’re co-authors of Homemade for Sale, Farmstead Chef, the award-winning ECOpreneuring and Rural Renaissance. John is also the co-author of several award-winning children’s multicultural photobooks, including To Be a Kid, Be My Neighbor and To Be an Artist. Lisa’s latest book is Soil Sisters.

Lisa and John are innkeepers of the award-winning Inn Serendipity Bed & Breakfast, completely powered by the wind and sun.


Key Information:

Class Location: Warehouse Row, 146 Railroad St, Reedsburg, WI 53959

Participants receive a copy of their latest book Homemade for Sale.

Check-in begins 10 minutes before the start of this class.