Kriss Marion

Kriss Marion is the founder of her local farmers’ market in Blanchardville, Wisconsin. Like Lisa, Kriss owns a farm and B&B, called Circle M Market Farm in Lafayette County, with her husband.

Every week at farmers’ markets, Kriss legally sells her farm-grown vegetables, but she is prohibited from selling the muffins and other baked goods she makes at home. Kriss also wishes she could sell muffins and bread to her B&B guests, who frequently request them for their hiking trips and car rides home. Kriss must instead give her extra baked goods away or feed them to her pigs and chickens.

  • January 13, 2016    |   Economic Liberty

    Wisconsin Baked Good Ban

    Wisconsin Farmers Challenge State Ban on Selling Home-Baked Goods

    Anyone with an oven and a recipe should be able to have a baking business—but that is not the case in Wisconsin, where selling baked goods made in your home kitchen is punishable by up to $1,000 in fines or six months in jail. On January 13, 2016, three Wisconsin farmers joined with the Institute…

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