Becoming a Craft Vendor at the Market
BECOMING A CRAFT VENDOR AT THE MARKET (Please read all of the below information):
Our Summer Market market is outdoors from late May to late October, and our Winter Market is indoors from the last weekend in October through late May.
Regular Vendors (vendors who appear three times or more per market season) must pay the $50/season Market Membership Fee to participate in the market.
Guest Vendors (vendors who apply and are approved for two dates or less over the course of one market season) must pay the $25/season Market Membership Fee to participate in the market. (Should a guest vendor request and be approved for additional dates mid-season, they will owe the $25 balance of the Vendor Market Membership.)
The stall rental fee is $35 per day, and vendors are responsible for providing their own table, tent & anything else they need to set up.
You will be invoiced electronically if you are accepted into the market.
As a Farmers Market, our primary focus is on supporting those who grow & produce food and helping the community access fresh, local food. However we also want to support our talented local artists, and having locally produced crafts and handmade goods adds to and complements our farmers market! Space allowing, we reserve a spot each week for a local craftsperson/artisan/maker to come and sell their product at the market. Some craft vendors come regularly (roughly every 4-6 weeks or as the schedule allows) and some just make one-off or seasonal appearances.
All items must by original works made by the artisan. Preference will be given to items that are a “good fit” with the culture and values of the farmers market, i.e. practically or thematically related to farming, food, home, conservation & the natural environment, use of locally sourced or recycled materials, etc. All mediums & forms are accepted (jewelry, woodworking, ceramics, clothing, paper goods, etc) though items that lean more towards function than fine art tend to do better at the market, as do items at a mid to low price point (keep in mind this is a farmers market where people come to do weekly shopping, not an artisan fair or craft show.)
Thanks for you interest in the Mount Hope Farmers Market! If you have any questions, contact the Market Manager at email@example.com.