Lehigh Valley Live – New Jersey Assembly passes bill in hopes of legalizing sale of home-baked goods

“In today’s difficult economy, it’s important that we look for opportunities to help people supplement their incomes,” McHose says in a news release. “This is a simple, common-sense solution as it will allow individuals to earn extra money through the sale of their home-baked goods at places such as craft shows, fairs, farm markets and roadside stands without incurring significant overhead costs.”

Had the bill been in place when Jen Rao opened Around the World in 80 Cakes in Washington in 2010, life would’ve been a lot easier.

Rao started making wedding cakes out of her home kitchen in Virginia years before but found the rules were different when she moved to New Jersey.”

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