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 J& J Produce Dondlinger Family Farm   Paker of the Chai Xiong Family    20170729_084900   Dondlingers Family Farm Corn Vendor

 

-ALL WINTER DATES SOLD OUT-

2019 Summer Market Application will be available January 31st, 2019

and due March, 2019.

 

 

final-RchFarmersMkt_logo-Winter_sm*SOLD OUT* 2018-2019 Winter Market

Dates:

   Special Date: Fall Boutique & Market -

   Saturday October 27th, 2018            

 9 AM-2PM

   Friday, November 16th, 2018  3-6 PM
   Friday, November 30th, 2018  3-6 PM
   Friday,  December 14th, 2018  3-6 PM
   Friday, January 11th, 2019  3-6 PM
   Friday, January 25th, 2019  3-6 PM 
   Friday, February 8th, 2019  3-6 PM
   Friday, February 22nd, 2019  3-6 PM

 

Vendor Acceptance Guidelines


The Richfield Farmers Market features only local growers and producers, restricted to those whose principal production site is within a 200-mile radius of Richfield.  No brokers, agents or others may represent a farmer.  We currently allow and reserve only one space for a grower-dealer or dealer-vendor.  

 

 

Items permitted to be sold at the market (for food products not listed here, contact us)

  • Products of the Farm
    • Homegrown fresh fruits, herbs, & vegetables (including Certified Organic)
    • Homegrown fresh-cut flowers & dried plants
    • Rootstock, shrubs, & trees
    • Honey & maple syrup products
    • Bedding plants: perennials, annuals, hanging baskets & potted plants (greenhouse grown)
    • Frozen farm-raised meats & poultry, jerky & eggs
  •  Value-Added Products - Cottage Foods Producers welcome
    • Canned goods (ex. jams, jellies, salsas, pickles & picked vegetables, sauerkraut, horseradish, etc.)
    • Spices, rubs & sauces
    • Bread & other baked goods
    • Vinegar & olive oil products
    • Candy & confections
    • Dried, dehydrated, & roasted products
    • Cheese & butter (produced in a commercial kitchen
  • Ready to Eat foods / Food Trucks (prepared in a commercial kitchen)
  • Handcrafted items (select dates only)

NOTE: If you BUY any produce or products to resell at the market, you will require a license from the Dairy & Food Inspection Division of the MN Dept. of Agriculture.

        

Application Materials:

Plus the following, due by April 21st, 2017:

  • General Liability Insurance Certificate or Rider Policy. We require ALL vendors to have insurance in order to sell with us. The MN Farmers Market Association (MFMA) offers insurance to vendors at a reduced cost. See MFMA Vendor Insurance Website for more information or contact Jesse Davis of the MFMA at jdavis@mfma.org or 218-259-9675.
  • Additional Items Due on April 21, 2017, if applicable to your products: (see application for more information)

    • A Copy of National Organic Standard Certification (as provided by USDA accredited agent)
    • 
    Safe Food Sampling Worksheet (for vendors offering free food samples to customers)
    • MN Cottage Foods Producer Certification (See: 
    MDA Cottage Foods Producer Registration Webpage)
    • Copies of MDA, USDA or other licenses required to sell your products 
    • Apply for a Farmers Market Food Stand License (Temporary Food License) through Richfield Business & Licensing Office (See Temporary Food Application on 
    Richfield Business & Licensing Office Webpage)

     

Booth Fees - 2017 Season 

Veteran Memorial Park Farmers Market on Saturdays:

Season Rate – $608 per booth space lease fee for all 23 weeks OR $800 for 1 ½ booth space lease fee for all 23 weeks*

Daily Rate - $32 per 10 x 10 booth space lease fee (week must be paid in advance)

*1 ½ booth spaces are limited and only available on a first come, first serve basis. We give priority for these spaces to past vendors in good standing.

Submit Application, Payment and Additional Forms to:

Richfield Farmers Market c/o Richfield Community Center, 7000 Nicollet Ave S, Richfield MN 55423

 

Questions? Call 612-861-9385, Email FarmersMarket@cityofrichfield.org or Visit us at the Richfield Community Center.