5. Read Rules and Policies page and Submit the I agree button at the bottom of the page
6. Fill out the online application and pay $25 application fee via paypal
When you areready to meet with your health inspector,
contact us to schedule a time before your appointment with them to come in and sign your contract.
7. Schedule an appointment to Sign your contract and pay your security deposit.
8. Register on http://www.supersaas.com/schedule/E3K/calendar
(Link in the orange circle on the bottom of the homepage) to reserve your station and time on the kitchen calendar.
9. Meet with your inspector to obtain your license.
10. Obtain your City License
11. Display your license in kitchen
12. Schedule your time on the online calendar
13. Sign into the sign in sheet outside the south kitchen door
14. Start production
Oklahoma City/County Health Department
If you are Jarring or bottling (canning) you may need a process authority letter
Contact OSU Food and Agriculture Products Center
Dr William McGlynn
4. Obtain Product Liability Insurance – E3K must be listed as additional insured and you must list a mailing address different than the facility address for your mail to be sent. Product Liability is required! Spoilage, Loss or any other insurance is suggested but not required.
Suggestions for Insurance
– These are the basic steps to get your business started.
Please note: There are other layers of business that need to be happening simultaneously such as setting up books, product costing, packaging and labels, distribution and sales.
If you need assistance with any of the above please see our consulting services page
1. Create your business; business registration, sales tax, name and logo, etc.
2. Read the regulatory guidance from the Oklahoma City County Health Department
Select which link pertains to your business
3. Email the appropriate inspector the following information:
a. Name and contact info
b. What you are wanting to do
c. Provide brief summary of where you are in getting started
d. List your questions
e. Request time frame
example: Name name is John Smith with ABC Cookie Company, I want to sale my cookies at festivals and markets. I have my sales tax permit and label design ready for approval and am interested in using E3K as my production facility. Can I sell my cookies out of a display case without packaging or do all my cookies need to be in a package? I would like to be producing by in three weeks, is that possible?
Please respond with any additional tasks I need to complete before scheduling a time to obtain my license.
Thank you for your time.
Attached is my label layout for approval
Located in the Earth 2 Urban Local Food Hub @1235 SW 2nd Street, OKC, OK 73108
405-231-1919 ext 2 (Messages left on the general number will not be returned, you MUST press 2)
Earth Elements Entrepreneurs Kitchen | 1235 SW 2nd Oklahoma City OK 73108 USA | 1.405-231-1919 ext 2 | firstname.lastname@example.org