Category: Rules and Vendor Applications

Lakes Area Farmers’ Market

Rules and Vendor Applications

Lakes Area Farmers’ Market Rules and Procedures

Published July 11, 2017 Download Resource Market Policy

Washington State Farmers Market Management Toolkit

Boards, Mission, and Governance | Insurance, Liability, and Licensing | Market Start-up and Development | Promotion, Outreach, and Special Events | Rules and Vendor Applications | SNAP/EBT and Nutrition Programs | Vendor Fees and Market Finances

The Washington State Farmers Market Management Toolkit provides timely information, tips, and templates to help market managers navigate the increasing demands they face. We hope to cut your learning curve, share best practices, and adapt the excellent existing resources to your market.
Each chapter includes downloadable tools in Word or Excel that you can tailor to your market needs. The Toolkit is designed to be added to and updated in real time. Please send us your recommendations and suggested improvements. The Toolkit is available both online and as a binder from the WSFMA thanks to support from the USDA Farmers Market Promotion Program.

This Toolkit is dedicated to Washington State’s indefatigable farmers market staff, boards, volunteers, sponsors, and farmers and other vendors who are working hard to support local farms, grow good food for families, and make our communities brighter.

View the Toolkit Here: http://www.wafarmersmarkettoolkit.org/

Published November 28, 2016 Publisher Website Topical guides

Weighted tent policy to prevent accidents

Management and Operations | Rules and Vendor Applications

Farm to City’s November 2014 update to their policy on weighing tents down to prevent them from being flipped over by wind gusts.

Published November 03, 2014 Download Resource Market Policy

Selecting A Farmers Market: A Decision-Making Form for Producers

Farm Inspection and Enforcement | Management and Operations | Rules and Vendor Applications

This one page assessment form can be used by producers when evaluating and comparing different farmers markets as outlets for their products.

Published November 10, 2013 Publisher Website Download Resource Form

Sample By-Laws, Policies, and Vendor Applications

Boards, Mission, and Governance | Management and Operations | Rules and Vendor Applications | State Association Development

A collection of sample documents from British Columbia Association of Farmers Markets (BCAFM) member markets; helpful examples of farmers market policies, regulations, vendor handbooks and vendor applications forms.

Published November 10, 2013 Publisher Website Download Resource By-lawsFormMarket Policy

Tips for First Fime Vendors at the Portland Farmers Market

Farm Business and Marketing | Rules and Vendor Applications

This excerpt from the Portland Farmers Market vendor policy guidebook includes some good tips for producers new to farmers makets, and may serve as a good template for other markets to offer guidance to new vendors.

Published November 09, 2013 Publisher Website Download Resource Market PolicyTopical guides

Vendor Concern Form

Farm Business and Marketing | Farm Inspection and Enforcement | Management and Operations | Rules and Vendor Applications

A form created by the Portland Farmers Market for vendors their concerns about market operations, vendor policies, or other vendors’ compliance with market rules. Requires vendors to specifically reference the market policy clause with which they have a concern.

Published November 07, 2013 Publisher Website Download Resource FormMarket Policy

Market Preparation: Recruiting Vendors

Farm Inspection and Enforcement | Management and Operations | Rules and Vendor Applications

Market Umbrella offers insight into how to recruit vendors for your market including tips on careful selection of vendors and balancing supply and demand.

Published November 06, 2013 Publisher Website Download Resource Topical guides

Processed Food Application

Food Safety and Handling | Management and Operations | Rules and Vendor Applications

This application for the Davis Farmers Market is provided for potential vendors of processed foods that are prepared off-site.

Published November 06, 2013 Publisher Website Download Resource Application FormMarket Policy

Crafters Information Sheet and Application for the Davis Farmers Market

Management and Operations | Rules and Vendor Applications

This 2 page document includes relevant policies for potential crafters at the Davis Farmers Market as well as an application form.

Published November 06, 2013 Publisher Website Download Resource Application FormMarket Policy