Category: Rules and Vendor Applications

Community Group Information Sheet & Application

Management and Operations | Rules and Vendor Applications

Davis Farmers Market’s policies and application form for socio-political and community groups seeking to have a booth at the market.

Published November 05, 2013 Publisher Website Download Resource Application FormFormMarket Policy

Recruiting Vendors for a Farmers Market

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

The Wallace Center created this 20 page guide to assist farmers market organizers in recruiting producers. While compact, this guide has plenty of useful information about planning, working with farmers, and communicating with community partners.

Published November 04, 2013 Publisher Website Download Resource PublicationTopical guides

marketshare

Funding and Grants | Management and Operations | Market Start-up and Development | Public Policies | Rules and Vendor Applications | SNAP/EBT and Nutrition Programs

Market Umbrella’s marketshare is a program that works to build and share tools and resources with public markets worldwide, including the best of “lessons learned” from market practitioners.

Published November 02, 2013 Publisher Website Download Resource

Greenbelt Farmers Market Application and Agreement Form

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

This packet contains a letter, checklist and application form, including a product availability chart and agreement. The Greenbelt Farmers Market is a producer-only market and 501(c)(3) located in Greenbelt, Maryland.

Published October 28, 2013 Publisher Website Download Resource Application FormMarket Policy

“Roots” Guidelines for WSFMA membership

Farm Inspection and Enforcement | Management and Operations | Rules and Vendor Applications | State Association Development

A set of guidelines established by the Washington State Farmers Market Association to which their members must adhere. As stated, “Regardless of the Market’s location or the number of vendors, Washington State consumers have the same expectations, and it is these expectations that every Farmers Market should meet if it truly intends to be successful in its goals:

  1. A Farmers Market is where a grower can sell directly to the consumer and is most likely the small farmer’s best opportunity to profit from their land and efforts; and
  2. A Farmers Market is a marketplace where consumers can talk directly to the grower, purchase the freshest produce possible, and experience the health-giving effects of that freshness.
Published October 28, 2013 Publisher Website Download Resource

FRESHFARM Markets Rules and Applications

Management and Operations | Rules and Vendor Applications

FRESHFARM Markets in Washington DC’s online step-by-step resource for potential vendors to 1) find out if they quality, 2) learn about the rules and guidelines, and 3) apply.

Published October 27, 2013 Publisher Website Download Resource Application FormMarket Policy

Agricultural Institute of Marin Farmers Market Applications

Farm Inspection and Enforcement | Rules and Vendor Applications

Separate applications for for farmers, ranchers, fisherman, artisans, nonprofits, and entertainers.

Published October 27, 2013 Publisher Website Download Resource Application Form

Omaha Farmers Market Vendor Rules and Application

Insurance, Liability, and Licensing | Rules and Vendor Applications

FAQs, rules, and applications for vendors of the Omaha Farmers Market in Omaha, Nebraska.

Published October 27, 2013 Publisher Website Download Resource Application Form

Farmers Markets Rules, Regulations and Opportunities

Farm Inspection and Enforcement | Insurance, Liability, and Licensing | Management and Operations | Rules and Vendor Applications

This study examines the structure and operation of farmers markets in the United States, giving special attention to the legal and regulatory issues that may shape their operation to identify the most important challenges vendors and managers of markets may face.

Published October 27, 2013 Publisher Website Download Resource

Farmers’ Market Manager Training Manual (New York)

Boards, Mission, and Governance | Farm Inspection and Enforcement | Food Safety and Handling | Funding and Grants | Insurance, Liability, and Licensing | Management and Operations | Promotion, Outreach, and Special Events | Rules and Vendor Applications | SNAP/EBT and Nutrition Programs | Vendor Fees and Market Finances

This 216 page manual from the Farmers’ Market Federation of New York describes the role of market managers and provides checklists, sample policies, worksheets, and other hands-on tools to help managers start markets, build market communities, and harness the power of these communities to sustain the markets and their local food systems.

 

Published October 25, 2013 Publisher Website Download Resource