Merchant and Vendor Sign-Up Form

The Newberry Farmer’s Market strives to maintain the spirit of grower direct farmer’s markets, and our mission. To achieve this, the following guidelines must be adhered to:

 

Vendors must submit completed applications and any applicable documentation (copies) needed for what is being sold before being permitted to sell at the market including any/all of the following:

 

Signed Vendor Application agreement

Grower’s Permit signed by County Extension Office

Division of Plants and Industry Nursery Certificate

Kitchen Certification or Food Permit for sale of prepared foods.  (Unless Cottage Food Law Applies.  Click for link to Cottage Food Operations.)

FDAC and/or USDA regulatory requirements

A copy of any required liability insurance

Products Being Accepted

ALL OF THESE ITEMS MUST BE GROWN, PROPAGATED, RAISED AND/OR HOMEMADE BY SELLERS.

Vegetables, fruits, bulbs, plants, flowers and herbs, eggs, meat, cheese, honey and other items produced by bees, baked goods, preserves, pickles, relishes, sauces, vinegars, jams/jellies, dog and cat biscuits, seafood, craft items of culinary focus.  Additional items may be approved if they are home crafted or homemade of a kitchen, culinary, or garden nature.  Pictures may be requested.

The market will open for vendor setup at 3:00 pm and all vehicles must be moved from the market area by 3:45 pm.  No selling from vehicles will be permitted.  Breakdown will be 7:00 pm

FEES:

The market will begin March 12, 2019 and the start-up bonus fee for the month of March will be $20 total for the three weeks (a $25 discount for the month).

The booth fee for each market is $15 per market. (Starting in April)

For vendors wishing to pay each quarter in advance, the following discounts will apply:

April – June (13 weeks) $160 per quarter (a discounted fee of $35)

July – September (13 weeks) $160 per quarter (a discounted fee of $35)

October – December (14 weeks) $175 per quarter (a discounted fee of $35)

 

Newberry Farmers Market Vendor Rules and Regulations (click button to view)

RULES AND REQUIREMENTS

 

The Newberry Farmer’s Market promotes grower direct products allowing the public and the grower to deal directly with each other.  The Market will be held year-round starting March 12, 2019 and will be held on the Kincaid Lot located on the corner of 254th Street and Newberry Road (SR 26) in Downtown Newberry.

 

Vendors must submit completed applications and any applicable documentation for what is being sold, before being permitted to sell at the market.  Applications must be approved by the Market Committee before the market begins.  Payments, Liability Insurance or copies of required documentation not received before start of market will result in canceled booth space(s). 

 

Documentation copies to be included with application includes any/all of the following:

 

Signed Vendor application agreement

Grower’s permit signed by County Extension Office

Division of Plants and Industry Nursery Certificate

Kitchen Certificate or Food permit for the sale of prepared foods unless the Cottage Food Law applies

FDAC and/or USDA Regulatory Requirements

A copy of any required liability insurance

 

Only USDA certified organic growers may display signs using the word organic. Booths should have signage with farm information and products should show price and product info.

 

Any vendor selling meat or dairy products regulated by the FDAC and/or the USDA are responsible for satisfying regulatory requirements before selling.  Meat must be kept frozen in a cooler with a thermometer to monitor temperature.  Meat must be labeled with product name, ingredients, weight, farm name, address, and safe handling statement. (Please do not pour any meat juices on the ground.)

 

Cheese vendors must comply with State dairy ordinances which includes certification.  Cheese must be made on the seller’s property.

 

Prepared food sellers must also provide kitchen certificate from the FDA along with market application.  All prepared foods should be properly chilled and labeled with a date of expiration.  Labeling should also include list ingredients, farm name and information.   Baked goods must be made within the last 24 hours, be individually wrapped and protected from the environment.

 

Products being accepted: 

ALL OF THESE ITEMS MUST BE GROWN, PROPAGATED, RAISED AND/OR HOMEMADE BY SELLERS.

Vegetables, fruits, bulbs, plants, flowers and herbs, eggs, meat, cheese, honey and other items produced by bees, baked goods, preserves, pickles, relishes, sauces, vinegars, jams/jellies, dog and cat biscuits, seafood, craft items of culinary focus.  Additional items may be approved if they are home crafted or homemade of a kitchen, culinary, or garden nature.  Pictures may be requested.

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: 

Fees are non-refundable.  Anyone not following the rules will be asked to leave and will be removed from any future vendor list.

Event will occur rain or shine.  If there is a bigger storm, market will be cancelled.

A 10×10 space will be provided – vendors are required to bring everything needed for their space.

Vendors are responsible for securing tents to the ground.

No electric service will be available so plan to bring your own QUIET generator if needed.

Food vendors need proof of State of Florida Health certificates and liability insurance.

Vehicles shall be cleared away from the market area by 3:45pm, no exception, so plan ahead.  There will be         a designated vendor parking area within walking distance.  NO VEHICLES ALLOWED IN MARKET BETWEEN 4PM AND 7PM.  If there is an emergency and you need to leave early, items can be walked out.

Vendors are responsible to remove all trash from their area and placed in designated area.

No pets allowed.

Download Application PDF

The application below may be filled out and submitted online. If you prefer to download and print your application, click here for the PDF version

Please fill out the form below. 

The vendor as undersigned below agrees to the rules stated in this agreement between myself, Newberry Farmer’s Market and Newberry Main Street Organization (NMSO). The vendor agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless, Newberry Farmer’s Market, Newberry Main Street Organization, the City of Newberry, any and all sponsors, and any and all members or agents from all claims, injuries, damages or actions caused or suffered by the vendor arising out of the activity or participation of the vendor in connection with this event. Vendor also agrees to save and hold harmless Newberry Farmer’s Market, Newberry Main Street Organization, the City of Newberry, any and all sponsors, and any and all members or agents for the damage of or loss of personal property and or effects of the vendors stored, used or sold during this event.

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