Maryland Bakers: Where Do I Find Out About "farm"

Business By banananutmuffin Updated 6 Mar 2009 , 10:20pm by Jodiedew

banananutmuffin Posted 6 Mar 2009 , 3:20am
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I read somewhere here that kitchens on Maryland farms are legal for baking, but all the Googling in the world isn't getting me anywhere. Does anyone know where I can find info on this? Thanks!

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beck30 Posted 6 Mar 2009 , 4:13am
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You can call your local health department, they are very helpful. Thats where I started. Good luck!

Jodiedew Posted 6 Mar 2009 , 10:20pm
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The law is in COMAR 10.15.03.27 Farmer's Markets and Bake Sales.

10.15.03.27. 27 Farmer's Market and Bake Sales.. A. The approving authority shall:. 1) Accept as being from an approved source the homemade foods specified in §A(2) of this regulation when the foods are:a) Made in a private home kitchen located only on a farm;. b) In compliance with COMAR 10.15.01.09A¯D and .10A and 10.15.04.09; and. c) Offered or sold only at a farmer's market;. 2) Allow the preparation and sale of the following foods in accordance with §A(1) of this regulation


Here's something else I found that could be helpful: http://www.cha.state.md.us/ofpchs/pdf/COMAR10-15-04-19On-FarmHomeProcessing.pdf

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