Green City Market: 2020 Market Application
PLEASE READ THE IMPORTANT INFORMATION BELOW BEFORE STARTING THE APPLICATION PROCESS.

Returning Farmers & Ready To Eat Vendors: Please review the revised 2020 GCM Rules & Regulations.

First Time Applicants: We are only accepting a limited number of new farmers & ready to eat vendors.

- New Farmers: GCM requires all farmers to hold a 3rd Party Certification, E.g., USDA Organic, Certified Naturally Grown, Food Alliance Certified, Animal Welfare Approved, MAEAP, etc. Please review GCM's 2020 Rules & Regulations for a full list of acceptable certifications. Priority is given to unique, heirloom, heritage, or Arc of Taste items.

- New Ready To Eat Vendors: Please review GCM's 2020 Rules & Regulations - Guidelines, Production, & Sourcing Of Prepared Food Items prior to applying. Priority is given to vendors that substantially embrace GCM's ready to eat sourcing guidelines and requirements.

GCM Vendors must commit to the entire Outdoor season - Wednesdays, Saturdays, or both at GCM Lincoln Park; Saturdays at GCM West Loop.

GCM operates rain or shine, and on national holidays, including Saturday, July 4th, 2020.

Ready to Eat Vendors: Please download the GCM Ingredients List form and fill out for each individual recipe. Submit documents to admin@greencitymarket.org.

Farmers: Please download the GCM Ingredients List form and fill out for each individual recipe for items that are not sold in their unadulterated raw state. E.g, sausage, apple cider, pesto, jam, pickles, sauce, etc.

Required Licenses and Supporting Documents: These items should be sent to admin@greencitymarket.org

FARMERS
- Commercial General Liability Insurance naming GCM as an additional insured. The certificate must list our
administrative office address.
- IL Sales Tax License
- Third Party Certification
- Egg License (if applicable)
- Food processing / kitchen license (if applicable)
- Cottage Food License (if applicable)
- Summer Sanitation Certificate (if applicable - A minimum of one (1) person that is physically on-site must hold this
certificate.
- Ingredients List (if applicable)
- Non-Food Ingredients List (if applicable)

PREPARED & READY TO EAT FOOD
- Commercial General Liability Insurance naming GCM as an additional insured. The certificate must list our
administrative office address.
- IL Sales Tax License
- Summer Sanitation Certificate (if applicable - A minimum of one (1) person that is physically on-site must hold this
certificate.
- Food processing / kitchen license
- Cottage Food License (if applicable)
- Ingredients List
- Non-Food Ingredients List

GCM's 2020 Rules & Regulations, ingredients lists form, and non-food ingredients list form can be found at greencitymarket.org > vendors > become a farmers market vendor

Please contact the GCM Office for help with your electronic submission, we are happy to assist.

Green City Market Administrative Office

2613 W. Lawrence Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
773-880-1266
admin@greencitymarket.org
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