Shelburne Farmers' Market 2018 Vendor Registration Form
The Shelburne Farmers’ Market strives to be a producer based farmers’ market that assists in developing a stronger local market for our producers, growers and consumers within the area. The market will stress the importance of supporting local businesses, community organizations and local artisans while providing the consumer with the highest quality products that our region has to offer.

Co-operation, Quality, Community, Sustainability

Market operates Thursdays, 3 pm - 7 pm from May 24 until October 4, 2018 (20 weeks)

Where: First Avenue West & Owen Sound St, Shelburne, ON, Canada (On First Avenue West)

First & Last Name *
Primary Contact
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Other Contact Name *
Secondary Contact
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Name of Farm/Business/Organization
Your answer
Phone Number *
Your answer
Address *
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Email *
Your answer
Add email to our mailing list? *
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Please provide a description of your business. *
Your answer
Business Structure
What type of vendor are you? *
If you are a farmer, how many acres do you cultivate and/or explain?
Your answer
If you are a farmer, do any of the following choices apply?
Returning Vendor or New Vendor? *
Do you sell at any other Farmers' Market and if yes, where?
Your answer
Do you require electricity? *
There is a $35 per season charge.
Do you require vehicle on site? *
Vendor Rates (choose which rate you would like to pay) *
The full season is 20 weeks. (there is no HST on vendor rates)
How will you be paying? *
Full Season Payment will be rquired once your vendor application is approved.
Will you not be attending any Thursdays? If so, what dates?
Do you agree to the Shelburne Farmers' Market Insurance Waiver? *
Insurance Waiver for Shelburne Farmers’ Market 2018. The Applicant acknowledges and agrees that Neither the Board of Management of the Shelburne Farmers’ Market 2018, nor its staff will be responsible for any property damage or injury incurred by a person or persons, vehicle, equipment, or otherwise on the site of the Market. The Shelburne Farmers’ Market 2018 will procure Liability Insurance from Farmers’ Market Ontario for all Vendors participating at the Shelburne Farmers’ Market 2018. The Shelburne Farmers’ Market 2018 strongly recommends that Vendors maintain their own liability insurance and provide proof of such insurance with application. The Applicant agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the directors, officers, members, representatives, market manager of the Shelburne Farmers’ Market 2018 and the Shelburne BIA from any and all actions, claims, liabilities, assertions of liability which in any manner arise or be alleged to arise from any and all activities connected directly or approximately with the Shelburne Farmers’ Market 2018, whether such action, claim, liability or assertion of liability resulted directly or indirectly from the negligent acts or omissions of said directors, officers, members, representatives, market manager or others connected with the Shelburne Farmers’ Market 2018.
Do you agree with the Shelburne Farmers' Market 2017 Vendor Rules and Regulations? *
1. The Shelburne Farmers Market will operate every Thursday afternoon from May 24 until October 04 2018 from 3pm to 7pm, located at First Avenue West and Owen Sound Street in front of the Trinity United Church, Shelburne, Ontario. 2. The Shelburne Farmers’ Market (SFM) is governed by a Board of Management consisting of a Chair, Co-chair, Secretary and Treasurer. On-site management of the SFM is managed by a Market Manager contracted by the Board of Management for the season. 3. In order for a vendor to participate in the SFM, a completed registration form with all required payments must be submitted to the Board of Management for submission and approval. 4. Vendors are required to produce a minimum of 80% of the products that they provide for sale under each category. A producer may sell additional produce (up to 20%) grown by a relative and/or local farmer upon prior approval by SFM Board of Management. For all produce grown off-site, signage during market hours must indicate name and location of original producer. Market Management in conjunction with a Board of Management member, may conduct farm inspections verify that the products listed and approved on Vendor applications and being offered for sale are grown on site as per the Vendor application. 5. Market management, in consultation with Board of Management, may, in his/her discretion, approve or refuse to approve any application for status as a Vendor and shall not be obliged to give, nor shall the applicant be entitled to receive written reasons for the decision and also reserves the right to veto the sale of a given good. 6. It is vendor’s responsibility to comply with all Municipal, Provincial and Federal Regulations regarding labeling, measures, health and safety, food handling etc. for all products offered for sale at the SFM. It is also the vendor’s responsibility to ensure all compliance with Federal and provincial taxes. 7. It is recommended that vendors provide proof of minimum $2 million Liability Insurance to cover damage or loss to the vendors’ personal property and to cover injury and/or damages suffered by a third party. The market does have liability insurance to cover most vendors at the market. Commercial/Retail vendors (vendors who have retail or wholesale outlets in their community such as bakers, butchers, etc.) are not covered by the Shelburne Farmers' Market Insurance Policy and are required to have their own. 8. Vendors found to be reselling produce purchased at the Food Terminal and/or Food Auction will be under review by market management and maybe suspended from the market for the duration of the season and will forfeit all fees paid. 9. Only products listed on the application form and approved by market management will be permitted for sale. Any additional products must be submitted to Market Management for approval prior to displaying in booth and an amendment made to the vendor application. Duplicate products may be denied entry into the market. 10. Price cards must be displayed for all products and must include price of the product and product details (i.e. variety, product name, etc.) Signs shall be clearly visible to the buyers. 11. Market management strongly discourages distress pricing. 12. A limited category of products that cannot be produced in Canada will be considered for sale at the market. Such products will only be considered if the vendor has substantial input in their preparation/creation and/or direct fair-trade links to their producer. 13. If a vendor is unable to attend on a Thursday, please contact Market management by noon on the Thursday that will be missed so your location can be filled accordingly allowing an attractive market set-up. In the event of an emergency (i.e. truck breaking down) please contact Market Management as soon as possible. 14. The market area will be available from 1:30pm to 2:45pm for vendor set-up. All vendors are expected to be set up and be ready for business no later than 2:45pm to ensure safety & professional look to the general public. Please notify Market management immediately if you are unable to meet this deadline so that assistance can be made available for a quick and safe set-up upon arrival. 15. Vendors will agree to bring an adequate supply of their primary product to last the entire market day as no vendors will be permitted to drive out of their space until the market close of 7pm. 16. Vendors are responsible for providing all display materials (tables, chairs, canopies, extension cords, canopy weigh-downs) and all booths should have an attractive and professional appearance. Vendors are encouraged to maintain all promotional and pricing materials within your booth; placement of signage outside of your allocated space will be at the discretion of Market management. Vendors agree to maintain their stalls in a neat, clean and orderly fashion. 17. All garbage must be collected at the end of market day and vendors are responsible for taking the refuse with them at the end of the market. No garbage is to be left on site. 18. Smoking in vendor’s booths is NOT permitted.
Are your products produced locally or contain local ingredients? *
Please provide a list of all Products you would like to sell at the market. *
Your answer
Are you a member of any professional organization?
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Do you have your own liability insurance?
Do have any other Questions or Comments?
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