Public Health Department (PHD)

Cottage Food Forms and Guidance Material

Cottage Food FAQs

Approved Cottage Foods List

Cottage Food Guidance

Cottage Food Application Instructions - All applicants for a Cottage Food Operation must reside within Santa Barbara County. Applicants should read and be familiar with the Cottage Food Guidance educational document before completing the application:   

 Class A Self Certification Checklist (online form).   

 Class B Self Certification and Application Complete application in full, print and submit with payment to:   

Santa Barbara County Environmental Health Services

      2125 Centerpointe Pkwy, Suite 333
        Santa Maria, CA 93455
or  225 Camino Del Remedio
Santa Barbara, CA 93110





Helpful Links:

State of California Dept of Public Health: Link to Classes

Cottage Food Operator Training Course information

Environmental Health Services

225 Camino del Remedio, Santa Barbara, CA 93110 Telephone 805-681-4900 •  Fax 805-681-4901
2125 Centerpointe Parkway, Rm. 333, Santa Maria, CA 93455, Telephone 805-346-8460 •  Fax 805-346-8485