Six-hundred restaurants closed their doors during the pandemic, but home baking businesses have taken off. “I had been talking to my co-workers about baking and looking at it as a secondary venture and they said ‘if you start we’ll buy your stuff no problem.’ It really was an opportunity to follow my passion,” Cyndi Frank said. Frank operates The...
The Department of Consumer Protection says they have issued 190 cottage food licenses since the beginning of the pandemic. That’s 62 more than in the same period last year.