Lisa Kivirist

Lisa Kivirist is a mother, farmer, business owner and avid baker. Lisa and her husband own and run a small farm, as well as a bed and breakfast in their home called Inn Serendipity. They live in Green County.

The ban has a real effect on Lisa’s pocketbook. Lisa typically serves muffins and other baked goods at her B&B for breakfast, but the baked-good ban prohibits her from selling these same exact goods to guests—despite frequent requests. Lisa often winds up giving the extras away or throwing them out. In addition, Lisa often goes to community events and farmers’ markets to sell her home-canned goods, but the law prohibits her from also selling her home-baked goods at these same events.

  • 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. Wisconsin is one of only two states (the other being New…

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