Where you produce your product will influence your licensing requirements.
Step 3 – Plan for Production (food truck)

During this stop, you might:

  • Decide where you will produce your product.
  • Find where and how you will source ingredients, equipment, and other supplies.
  • Think about ways to use local ingredients.

And work with:

  • Co-packers
  • Shared commercial kitchens
  • Food processing facilities
  • Cottage food advocates and experts
  • Wholesalers, suppliers, ingredient sources, local farms

On Farm and At Home

Shared Kitchen


Local Food Procurement


Back to the top


Resources listed do not constitute the MDA’s endorsement of a service, program, or organization. The MDA accepts no liability for the content of these resources.