Heat it Up! Bloody Mary and Chili Challenge: Saturday, October 7
WHERE: Cathedral Square Park, 520 E. Wells St, Milwaukee, WI 53202
CONTACT: Alyssa Runge
825 N. Jefferson St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
RULES AND REGULATIONS
WHO MAY SELL: Spaces will be rented to the growers or producers of the products sold. To qualify, you must own or rent land in Wisconsin on which your products are grown. You must plant, maintain, harvest and market all produce sold at the Market. Representatives of The East Town Market have the right to conduct an inspection of the production areas of products sold, with 48 hours notice given to the vendor. The sale of handmade arts and crafts, made in Wisconsin, is also allowed. Persons selling in all stalls must be vendor family members or paid employees. No brokers, agents or commissioned sellers may sell. No subleasing of Spaces.
VENDOR SPACE: Rental fees entitle vendors to a 10ft x 10ft space at The East Town Market. Tables, chairs and tents are not provided by The East Town Market and are the responsibility of the vendor. It is possible to reserve a double space at the Market, which reserves a 20ft x 10ft space.
FULL SEASON VENDORS: Space is assigned first to seasonal vendors. Please note your preferred location on your application and we will try to honor such requests. Farm vendors will be positioned on the outer edge of the park and artist and prepared food vendors will be positioned on the inside of the park. We cannot guarantee any space until your application has been submitted with payment made in full.
Full season vendor applications are due April 15, 2017. Early bird discount of $75 given to vendors who submit applications by March 15. Please do not submit payment with application. Upon acceptance, we will notify you of fees due. ALL VENDOR SPACES FOR ALL MARKET DAYS WILL BE SCHEDULED IN ADVANCE OF THE ENTIRE SEASON.
DAILY VENDORS: Daily vendors will be placed each week according to vendor product, space availability, and strategic market balancing. The East Town Association determines vending location for each week with these variables in mind.
Daily vendor applications are due April 15, 2017. Please do not submit payment with application. Please note desired booth space on attached map. Upon acceptance, we will notify you of fees due. ALL VENDOR SPACES FOR ALL MARKET DAYS WILL BE SCHEDULED IN ADVANCE OF THE ENTIRE SEASON.
SCALES: All vendors must abide by, and all products must comply with all applicable federal, state, county and local laws and regulations. All produce shall be sold by legal weights and measures. Vendors are responsible for having their scales certified for compliance.
PERMITS, LICENSES, TAX: The vendor is responsible for obtaining all licenses and permits required for the sale of his/her product to the public. Copies of licenses/permits shall be submitted to the East Town Association by May 1, 2017. Whenever necessary, the vendor shall submit copies of any applicable license/permit renewals. Contact the City of Milwaukee Health Department at 414.286.3674 for questions regarding health licenses. Contact the Wisconsin Department of Revenue at 414.227.4444 for a Sellers Permit or download form BTR-101 at www.dor.state.wi.us.
It is the responsibility of every vendor to know if they are required to collect and remit Wisconsin State Sales Tax.
SAMPLES: Samples offered by vendors must be stored in rigid, sanitary, covered containers until serving and held at temperatures specified by the City Health Department. Samples must be pre-cut away from the Market. Samples of processed foods must be prepared in a licensed kitchen facility. Vendors giving samples must provide a waste container labeled for public use.
INSURANCE: Sellers are responsible for their own personal and product liability insurance. All vendors are required to provide The East Town Association with a Certificate of Insurance by their first day of participation, with East Town Association listed on the certificate as Additional Insured. If the vendor doesn’t have liability insurance, the vendor understands that East Town Association recommends carrying liability insurance while participating in The East Town Market. Any vendor who decides not to carry any insurance fully accepts responsibility for any negligence that they cause.
o Dogs and pets are not permitted on market premises.
o Vendors must clean up their stall/parking area by 1:30 pm each Saturday. Everything brought to the site must be taken away, including but not limited to all trash, tents, chairs and vehicles.
o Vendors must display a sign with their name and address.
o Vendors must display a sign notifying the public if they participate in the WIC program.
o If a tent is used, it MUST be weighted.
o Driving of Motor Vehicles is prohibited in any part of the Park including walk-ways and grass areas. Violators will be given a $500 citation by Milwaukee County Parks.
RIGHT TO TERMINATE: The East Town Association reserves the full right and authority to suspend, revoke or terminate any vendor’s lease agreement immediately upon written or oral notice to the vendor, and remove or expel any vendor at any time from The East Town Market, in each case at the sole and absolute discretion of The East Town Association or its designated representative. In the event of the suspension, revocation, or termination of any lease agreement or removal or expulsion of any vendor, the East Town Association shall be entitled to retain any and all rents, deposits or other fees previously paid by the vendor to the East Town Association.