Coverage of the Home Cooking Movement

Since 2016, the movement to legalize home cooked foods sales has been covered by dozens of news outlets across the country. Please find select radio, newspaper, and television reports below. Reach out to for a full press coverage list.

On the Radio

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In the Newspaper

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SF Chronicle (2018)

California home cooks stand up for bill that would decriminalize their work.

Home cooking “brought my joy back,” McGhee told the crowd. But after a year and a half, the police knocked on her door last year and ordered her to stop.


Civil eats (2017)

A New Law Would Legalize Selling Home-Cooked Food in California

Nelson, who has struggled to find the resources to expand her business beyond baked goods, hopes the legislation will allow her to have an additional source of income without a huge infusion of money.

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Washington Post (2016)

Undercover sting nabs California mother selling ceviche through Facebook group

A California woman who faces up to two years behind bars for selling food through a Facebook group said she’s in disbelief as she prepares for the start of her trial this week.

On Television

KRON 4 (2018)

Fox 40 (2018)

CBS News (2018)

ABC News (2018)