Ellen Smith of Pittsford, N.Y. sparked a terrific conversation when she wrote in regarding her trouble finding homeowners insurance that would allow her to sell eggs from her pastured hens. Citing a potential salmonella liability, her insurance provider at the time informed her she had to stop selling the eggs or risk losing her policy. Well, you jumped right in, sharing your own stories and offering possible solutions. You can find readers letters here and here. Read Ellen’s original letter here.
Whether you’re selling eggs, milk, meat or other homestead products, share your experiences and tips regarding small farm insurance in the comments section below.