Please review the WVFM guidelines for vendors as to requirements for canopies, weights, arrival time and other Market rules.
WENATCHEE VALLEY FARMERS MARKET CODE OF CONDUCT
All Wenatchee Valley Farmers Market Vendors, their representatives, and their families must follow the Code Of Conduct while in the market.1. Practice patience and understanding.2. Demonstrate sensitivity to people of all ages, ethnicities and diversities.3. Treat customers with courtesy, respect and honesty.4. Assist other vendors whenever possible.5. Treat market staff, volunteers and other vendors with respect and understanding.6. Notify the market manager immediately of any unsafe conditions.7. Resolve conflicts in an unobtrusive manner8. Rough, menacing, vulgar, profane or abusive language and sexual harassment will not be tolerated.9. Absolutely NO pet are allowed in the booths at the market unless service dog papers are on person and onfile.10. Practice safe behaviors at all times, including while driving on and off site, loading and unloading.11. No vendor may be under the influence of drugs or alcohol while participating at the market.12. No vendor may smoke within the market area. All smoking must be done outside the market area and atleast 20 ft. away from any market tents.13. All products offered for sale must be safe, have a decent life expectancy and exhibit quality of construction.14. All vendors will leave their spaces clean, and free of debris. Vendors are responsible for throwing awaytheir debris in the dumpsters provided by Pybus, behind our storage unit. Do not dispose of your garbage inthe customer trash cans placed around the market.15. No political or religious campaigning is allowed.16. Report ALL market sales truthfully.17. Please refrain from taking pictures of other vendors displays, products or crafts without their permission.Failure to comply with these rules will result in the “3 Strike Rule” being enforced.
THREE STRIKES RULE
Vendors not complying with the above rule will be subject to the following: First Offense – A verbal warning from the Market Manager. Second Offense – Followed by the above, a letter in writing from the Market Manager stating the violation.The Market Manager will advise the WVFM Board of the offense. Third Offense – Vendor will be asked to leave the Market immediately by the Market Manager. TheManager will be assisted by the presence of a Board Member.Vendors will be allowed to grieve the removal at the next Board meeting. The Board will make the final decision as to whether the removal is temporary or permanent.