Did you know we only bake to order for the Farm Fresh Mercantile?
In Illinois there are several rules and regulations that govern selling food. This ranges from commercial food processing to restaurant kitchens to food trucks all the way down to cottage food permits and home based operations.
Five Feline Farm operates under the last two and there are some slight differences.
Our cottage food permit allows us to make certain baked goods, jams and jellies to sell at Farmer’s Markets. We do this from May through September at both the 18th Street Farmer’s Market in Charleston and Market Thyme in Casey.
Through the winter months we have our on farm store, the Farm Fresh Mercantile. Here we operate under our Home Based permit. This allows us to make and sell baked items through pre-order only; plus a few other items where local farm ingredients are featured in the product. (Think blackberry jam.)
What does this mean for you?
In order to get our famous scones or individual sized mini-pies, you must order in advance. We want to get the word out so you can place your orders and not be disappointed when you arrive.
Here is what we are offering on October 12, 2019. Orders must be received by October 10, 2019.
You can place your order through email, social media or phone. We will have your scones and pies ready for pick up between 9:00 and 3:00 on the 12th.
But don’t just come to pick up an order. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy music by Doty and Dexter. Visit with friends. Shop other great vendors like Four Little Pumpkins, Hazel Anne Farm and others.
It’s all happening at Farm Fest.
October 12, 2019 from 9:00AM – 3:00PM.
If you just can’t make it to the Farm, you can still shop for other Five Feline Farm merchandise in our online Mercantile.