Regina Farmers' Market Co-operative 2017 Mobile Unit Application Form
Thank you for your interest in joining the Regina Farmers' Market Co-operative (RFM). The RFM will be accepting applications from January 15 to May 31, 2017. Applications submitted after May 31 will not be considered until after October 1, 2017.

PLEASE NOTE: If ALL the required application components have not been received by May 31, the application will be considered incomplete and will not be processed.

Before applying, new applicants are strongly encouraged to read the following documents:

- RFM Vendor Handbook
- RFM Product Labeling Policy

Applicants to the Regina Farmers' Market will only be considered once they have submitted ALL of the following:

1. This form, completed. (Depending on the nature of your product, it should take you between 20 and 45 minutes to complete this form.)

2. Photos of your mobile unit, sent to marketing@reginafarmersmarket.ca. (See application form for details.)

3. Product samples. (Please contact marketing@reginafarmersmarket.ca to arrange delivery of your product samples to a scheduled farmers' market or other agreed upon location. All samples should be packaged as they are to be sold.)

4. Non-refundable $25 application fee. (This can be sent by e-transfer to operations@reginafarmersmarket.ca, or can be paid by cheque or cash when dropping off product samples).

The RFM Applications Process:

- Once we have received all of your applications materials (application form, photos, product samples, and application fee), your application will be considered.

- You will be notified of the RFM's decision, usually within 2 to 4 weeks of submitting your application. In some cases we will request more information. This may require an in-person meeting.

- The RFM reserves the right to approve or deny applications at our discretion. The RFM applications process is internal to the organization, and details about decisions regarding applications are not generally provided to the applicant.

- Denied applicants may, if they wish, reapply in the next application cycle.

- Approved mobile units are approved for a one-year vendor period, and must apply again the following year.

- Only approved products may be sold at market. Vendors wishing to add additional products must complete the Additional Product Application process.

Please direct all questions related to the RFM Applications Process to Dee Kitsch, RFM Manager of Marketing & Customer Experience, at marketing@reginafarmersmarket.ca.

Thank you!

The Regina Farmers' Market Co-operative

BUSINESS INFORMATION
Business name
This is the name that will be used to promote you at the Regina Farmers' Market.
Your answer
Is your business name registered in SK?
How is your business structured?
Is your business a franchise?
In general, the RFM does not approve applications from franchises unless their headquarters are based in Saskatchewan.
How would you characterize your business?
CONTACT INFORMATION
Full name of primary applicant
Your answer
Full names of secondary applicant(s)
Please list any other individuals who will be centrally involved with your market participation, and include their relationship to you/your business.
Your answer
Complete mailing address
Please include postal code. All applicants must be based in Saskatchewan.
Your answer
Email address
The RFM's primary method of communication with vendors is through email.
Your answer
Phone number
Please include the best number to reach you at, and whether this is a land line or cell phone.
Your answer
What are the best ways to reach you?
Please check all that apply.
Required
Website
Your answer
Social media
Please list all the social media platforms you are currently active on, and include the handle for each.
Your answer
ATTENDANCE INFORMATION
Please tell us about your season, and when/how often you plan to attend the Regina Farmers' Market.
Please tell us when your season starts and ends (approximately).
Your answer
Please indicate which days you plan to attend.
Please check all that apply.
How frequently do you intend to attend the market?
If approved, when would you like to start attending the market?
Your answer
Which, if any, other farmers' markets or other major shows do you attend?
Your answer
Do you intend to operate your mobile unit outside of RFM hours?
Mobile units planning to operate outside of RFM hours (Wednesdays & Saturdays, 9 am - 1 pm) must apply for Mobile Food Vending Permits through the City of Regina and Regina Downtown Business Improvement District.
Who will attend the market?
Please check all that apply.
Required
DISPLAY INFORMATION
Please tell us about your physical presence at market. Keep in mind that an appropriate and effective display is one of the most important ways to ensure a successful and comfortable market experience. Attractive displays draw customers to your unit and help introduce them to your products.
Describe your proposed market display.
Please include information about your mobile unit, including its dimensions and electrical requirements. Please email a photo of your mobile unit to marketing@reginafarmersmarket.ca. If you can't provide this information, please explain why.
Your answer
Do you require an additional vehicle to be parked on site with your mobile unit?
In most cases, the RFM cannot accommodate vehicles in addition to the mobile unit itself.
Does your mobile unit meet the following requirements?
Please check all that apply.
Required
PRODUCT INFORMATION
This is where you get to pitch what makes you, your business, and your products exceptional, and why the Regina Farmers' Market can't survive without you!
Please describe the product(s) you intend to sell.
Your answer
What are your qualifications?
Please tell us about any training or experience that makes you particularly qualified to produce this product. What is unique about you and your business?
Your answer
Please provide a list of your proposed menu items.
Please include all food AND beverage items that you plan to sell at the market.
Your answer
I certify the following:
Please check all that apply.
Required
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