Choose the category that represents the majority of items you plan to sell.
Agricultural/Value Added vendors sell food-producing plants, fruits, veggies, herbs, mushrooms, eggs, cheese, butter, beef, pork, poultry, fish, lamb, goat, jerky, caramel apples, jams, pickles, honey, syrup, spices, seasonings, sauces, chips, salsas, dip mixes, bottled craft beverages (e.g. kombucha), rice flour, roasted coffee beans, and frozen foods. These vendors accept SNAP benefits.
Sweets/Baked Goods vendors sell yeast breads, quick breads, cookies, pies, cakes, cupcakes, cobblers, brownies, sweet rolls, coffee cakes, cheesecakes, muffins, scones, turnovers, chocolates, candies, cotton candy. These vendors accept SNAP benefits.
Hot Foods/Ready to Eat vendors sell hot meals, a la carte items, salads, fruit cups, and hot or cold beverages poured onsite and intended for immediate consumption. Requires proper licensing. These vendors CANNOT accept SNAP benefits.
Non-Food/Arts & Crafts vendors sell products designed and created by the vendor's own hand, but not for human consumption. These include pet snacks, soaps/scrubs/bombs, lotions/balms/tinctures, candles/scents, jewelry, knit/crochet items, embroidery, sewn/quilted items, wood/glass/metal/leather items, houseplants/macramé, home goods, clothing and accessories. This category is also for massage, energy healing, henna, and local businesses. These vendors CANNOT accept SNAP benefits.
Nonprofit vendors share their mission, programs, and services with shoppers. The booth fee for approved nonprofits may be waived once per season. Nonprofits provide their own canopy, table, and chair. For additional dates, or if a group wishes to use their booth for sales or fundraising activities, the daily rate applies.
Day Sponsors are individuals, businesses, government agencies, etc., who choose up to three (1-3) dates per season to financially support and be recognized by South Lansing Farmers Market. Day Sponsors receive a free booth, canopy, table, and chairs, and the opportunity to share their products and services with 500+ shoppers at each market and over 5K market followers on social media.