Friday, June 12, 2020

Etsy helps drive rural sales of hand-made foods

Etsy is a website better known for selling crafts, but it's also becoming an increasingly helpful platform for rural entrepreneurs who want to sell homemade foods and goods—including face masks—online.

Changes in state laws have made it possible. "From 2013 to 2018, 10 states passed so-called 'cottage food laws' allowing home bakers to legally sell their goods in a variety of venues, including online," Christopher Mims reports for The Wall Street Journal. "Many other states amended existing food laws."

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