Cottage food license gives bakers a chance to start small or turn a hobby into a business

Aug. 15—Jen Hickman arranged her individually wrapped baked goods at the Ledyard Farmers Market on Wednesday — peanut butter brownies, s’mores cereal treats, cookies designed like peaches, cookie bowls she says are a good vessel for ice cream, buckeyes that serve as a tribute to her native Ohio. Her days are hectic, as she juggles a full-time job working at Sift Bake Shop as chocolatier for …