Maryland’s Cottage Food Business Law: Make and Sell Food from a Home Kitchen

March 20th, 2017

As the Small Business Librarian at the Cecil County Public Library, I am frequently asked about making food at home and selling it. According to the Maryland Rural Enterprise Development Center, in 2012 Maryland established a Cottage Food Business Law. This law allows Maryland citizens to operate a home-based food business that does not exceed Read More


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Passion for the Elderly Turns into an Entrepreneurial Journey to Owning a Business

February 13th, 2017

When I first met Donna Harrity over a year ago, it was clear that she had a passion for the business she wanted to start. Donna Harrity’s drive to become self-employed started with a need she found in the community while working for 20 years as Director of Admissions at Calvert Manor. “People would call Read More


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