GOFM Vendor Application: Agricultural Producer
Submission of this form does not guarantee acceptance. You will be contacted after the GOFM Board of Directors thoroughly reviews your application, a process that can take up to 1 month. The season during which your application is received and the nature of your application are important factors in the approval process.
Business Name *
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Products: *
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Contact Name & Position *
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Address of Business (Street, City, Zip): *
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Address of Farm/Ranch if different than above: *
Include directions if Google maps does not effectively route one to your farm/ranch
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Phone Numbers *
Indicate which phone numbers are the number best for emergency alert texting/calls
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Email Address: *
Ensure this is the primary contact for weekly check-in and communication with GOFM staff.
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Additional Email Address:
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Additional Email Address:
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Website Address: *
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Facebook Address: *
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Instagram: *
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Which market(s) would you like to attend? *
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Do you currently sell at any other farmers markets? If so, please list below: *
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Do you currently hold liability insurance coverage? *
Proof of insurance coverage is required to vend with GOFM.
List below all products you intend to sell at GOFM with an approximate harvest season: *
Refer to market rules for limitations on agricultural producer products
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Do you hold and have proof of the permitting/licensing relevant to your product(s) as required by the Galveston County Health District & the State of Texas? *
Vendors are responsible for acquiring all relevant permitting/licensing and providing copies to GOFM.
Please list and explain the permitting you hold:
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If a meat vendor, are your animals born and bred on the producers’ land (including leased land) and processed at a USDA inspected facility? *
Only meat processed at a USDA inspected facility will be eligible for sale at GOFM.
Are your agricultural practices sustainable? If so, list your methods of production: *
Describe in detail how your operation grows & raises food-- including descriptions of pest control, soil improvement, animal welfare standards & land management (e.g. pesticide & fertilizer use & names of said products, IPM, grazing techniques, hormone & antibiotic use, etc.).
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Name all inputs used in your agricultural practices: *
This includes all fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides, antibiotics, minerals, amendments, sprays, soil conditioners, etc. Where applicable, name the brand and where the product is purchased. (If an input is sourced from your own farm/ranch i.e. manure/compost tea, describe that method of production.) Detail is key.
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Does your farm or ranch hold USDA Organic Certification, or are you in the 3-year transition process? *
GOFM requires a copy of your certification.
Does your farm or ranch hold 'Certified Naturally Grown' certification? *
GOFM requires a copy of your certification.
Does your farm or ranch hold 'Animal Welfare Approved' certification? *
GOFM requires a copy of your certification.
Does your farm use synthetic fertilizers, pesticides or insecticides as part of your agricultural practices? *
If your farm uses synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides, name the brands of all such inputs used on your farm/ranch: *
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How far is your primary point of production from GOFM? *
Use miles to indicate distance.
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What is the size of your agricultural operation? *
Indicate in acreage the land used for cultivation and/or grazing
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Do you agree to participate in GOFM's Food Access programming, requiring that your business accepts SNAP, GOFM FreshBucks and FMNP-WIC vouchers whenever applicable, with no exceptions? *
GOFM is an organization dedicated to increasing food access for all people within our community. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as foodstamps) are federally-supported benefits that are redeemed by all vendors. GOFM Freshbucks are funded by GOFM & are exclusively for the purchase of fresh fruits & vegetables. Farmers Market Nutrition Program-Women, Infants & Children Vouchers (FMNP-WIC Vouchers) are federally-supported benefits for the purchase of fruits, vegetables & herbs from local farmers and require that our farmers agree to brief training and registration.
By checking the box below, I hereby certify that all the information contained in this application is correct and that I have read and will abide by GOFM rules and regulations and agree to the Galveston's Own Farmers Market hold harmless agreement. *
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