Logan Square Farmers Market Outdoor 2018 Season | Farmer/Producer Application
Thank you for your interest in the Logan Square Farmers Market. Interested applicants must be the primary producer of a food or agricultural product, based within the Chicago foodshed (within 250mi or less of Logan Square, Chicago). Please note: We receive a large number of applications and select applicants that best meet market needs. Application does not guarantee acceptance to the market. Incomplete applications and applications without an accompanying fee and documents will not be read or considered. The application fees are non-refundable, whether or not the applicant has been accepted.
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There are three distinct “Primary Producer” Vendor Applications for the Logan Square Farmers Market’s Outdoor 2018 Season. Please select and complete the forms that best correspond to your products for intended sale. There are some instances where vendors may need to submit 2 applications for consideration. (For example, 1 Farm/Producer Stall and 1 Prepared Food Stall.)

(1) Farmer/Producer Application, for farmers or producers of raw or minimally processed agricultural (i.e., produce, livestock/dairy farmers, fishermen, beekeepers, etc.);

(2) Processor/Baker Application, for processors or bakers of products made from raw or minimally processed ingredients; and,

(3) Prepared Food Vendor Application, for qualified makers of prepared foods intended for immediate consumption.

To apply for the 2018 Outdoor Season of the Logan Square Farmers Market as a farmer or a producer of raw or minimally processed agricultural products, please complete this form in its entirety.

Your complete application, including a nonrefundable $100 application fee and all supporting documents, must be submitted or postmarked by March 21, 2018. Incomplete applications, including applications unaccompanied by subsequent application fees and supporting documentation will not be considered. Returning applicant vendors with outstanding dues will not be considered until their balance is paid in full.

Early submission is strongly recommended. Applications submitted by March 21, 2018, will be notified of the status of their application no later than April 15, 2018. All applications submitted after March 21, 2018, including applications that are incomplete on that date, will be subject to an additional nonrefundable late fee of $50.

The Outdoor 2018 Market will be held every Sunday beginning May 13, 2018, through October 28, 2018, for a 25-week season, along Logan Blvd. just east of Milwaukee Ave. (Street address for GPS devices is 3107 W. Logan Blvd., Chicago.) The Market is open for business from 10am to 3pm, rain or shine.

The Logan Square Chamber of Commerce
3147 W. Logan Blvd., Suite 12, Chicago, IL 60647

Office Phone: 773-489-3222
Fax: 773-489-3760
info@loganchamber.org
www.logansquarefarmersmarket.org

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I. Contact Information:
Business Name *
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Primary Contact Name *
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Billing Street Address *
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City, State, Zip *
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Business Phone *
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Cell Phone *
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Primary Business Contact E-mail *
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Website
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Business type (Check all that apply) *
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Alternate Contact Name, Title, Cell Phone, and Email *
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Individual(s) responsible for market-day stall management and sales other than yourself, if any (please include Name, Title, Cell Phone and E-mail): *
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II. Participation Information:
Is this your first time applying to the Logan Square Farmers Market?
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How many 10' x 10' stalls do you require? *
If you prefer a shared stall, who do you prefer to share a stall with?
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Weekly Vendors are expected to commit to the entire May through October season. If you are applying to be a Weekly Vendor, please list all dates you cannot attend the market and explain why the absence is necessary. If you are applying as an Occasional or Short Season Vendor, please list the dates you hope to attend (with a brief explanation). Note that vendors who can attend the whole Market season are strongly preferred. *
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If you are a returning vendor, when have you sold at the Logan Square Farmers Market previously?
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Please list any other Markets you have sold at previously: *
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Please list any other markets you plan to sell at during the 2018 summer season. (If not applicable, write N/A.) *
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How will you submit your nonrefundable application fee? *
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III. Sales Tax, Insurance, and Business License:
Illinois Sales Tax License # (Required) *
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All Vendors must carry a Commercial General Liability Insurance Policy ($1 million minimum coverage). A current Certificate of Liability Insurance must be submitted with this application, postmarked by March 21, 2018. If accepted, Vendors must submit an updated proof of insurance naming both the City of Chicago and the Logan Square Chamber of Commerce as additional insureds, no later than May 1, 2018. See Rules & Guidelines for style. Please note how you plan to submit your copy of the insurance in the text box below (fax, email, mail). *
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Policy #: *
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Expiration Date: *
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If your business is licensed by a local city or municipality, please provide the following:
Name of licensing body/location:
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License #, Date Issued, and Expiration Date:
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By initialing here I confirm that I take full responsibility for keeping informed of all laws and ordinances (whether dictated by the state, county, municipality, city, health department or other governmental organization) in so far as they apply to my business operation and that my business complies with these laws and ordinances. Initials: *
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IV. Farm Description:
Please list all sites including a map or GPS ready address for each. If items are wild gathered, identify the location(s) of origin. Please note that all raw agricultural items carried by the LSFM Vendor must originate with the Farmer/Producer themselves from within 250mi of Chicago. If the land is rented, shared or leased, please include contact information for the owner. This information will be used in the event that market Management decides to perform a site visit. Please make sure it is accurate and up to date.
Home Farm Location *
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Farming Since (year) *
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Acreage: *
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Acreage in production: *
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Greenhouse (or other enclosed space) square foot: *
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Approximate distance to Logan Square *
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Owned or leased? *
Owner/Landlord Name & Phone: *
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Second farm location:
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Farming since:
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Acreage:
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Acreage in production:
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Greenhouse (or other enclosed space) square foot:
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Approximate distance to Logan Square:
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Owner/Landlord Name and Phone:
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If you have additional farm locations, please list the remaining locations below following the same guidelines as above.
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Describe your farm history (when and how it was established), # of total acres in production and farming philosophy. (Returning applicants please describe briefly. New vendors please describe in detail.) *
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Please describe how your farming and/or production methods produce a high quality product and show care for the environment, as well as your farm, business and community. Please discuss pest and weed control practices, animal handling practices, commitment to non-GMO sources, soil management and waste management practices (do you create and utilize compost)? *
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Where do you source your seeds? (List company and sources.) *
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Are your products certified organic? *
Please list the third party certification you currently hold, including effective dates. Send a copy of those certificates to: whitney@loganchamber.org & rosie@loganchamber.org.
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Use this space to include any other third party certification you are actively seeking:
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Produce Farmers Only: Please indicate, by initialing here, that you understand that in order to participate in the LSFM you must accept LINK, Double Value Coupons and Farmers Market Nutrition Program Checks from customers. To accept Farmers Market Nutrition Program checks from WIC and Seniors, you must register directly in advance to participate in the Farmers Market Nutrition Program, administered by the Illinois State Department of Human Services. Initial below (or write N/A) *
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Producers of meat, fish, poultry, eggs and dairy - Please list your licensed processing locations below. Include products, processor's name and location: *
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Licensed by: *
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Please list each raw or minimally processed agricultural item planned for sale at the Market that you produce, listing the months you expect each item will be available. *
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Associate Vendor Relationships: Please list each raw or minimally processed agricultural item planned for sale at the Market that you do not produce, listing the months you expect each crop will be available. Detail where each of these items are grown/produced. If you intend to have these items available more than once at your stall, you will need to have the Associate Vendor submit an Associate Vendor Application for approval. (**Each vendor is permitted a "one time exemption" per season with approval from the Market Management, to sell an Associate Vendor product without an additional application. See the Rules and Guidelines, Section III for further information. Associate Vendor products may not be in excess of products by the Primary Producer.)
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Affidavit
I have read the Logan Square Farmers Market 2018 Rules & Guidelines and this application in full. If accepted into this Market, I hereby agree to abide by all Rules and Regulations of the Logan Square Farmers Market and accept all decisions and interpretations made by the Logan Square Chamber of Commerce, the operator of the Market, as final.

I have read, understand, and agree to abide by the 2018 Waste Management procedures, in full, including compost practices, and Plastic Bag guidelines listed in the Rules & Guidelines document on pages 8 and 9.

I agree to sell at the Market only those products listed in this application. I also acknowledge those products must be of my own production or produced at the location described on my application. Associate Vendor products must follow procedures outlined in the Rules & Guidelines.

I agree to comply with all relevant government rules and regulations related to this business and to pay all taxes due in a timely manner. I acknowledge full responsibility for actions taken at the Market by myself and all those employed by or assisting me.

I acknowledge the sole authority of the Logan Square Chamber of Commerce, its Market Management and staff, to enforce and interpret the Rules of the Market, to immediately settle any disputes regarding product legitimacy, procedural or vendor conduct violations, and impose any penalties, including suspension or removal from the Market.

I agree to allow Market Management and/or representatives of the Market at any time to inspect the premises where the products offered for sale are grown/raised/produced, and acknowledge that failure to allow an inspection will constitute a violation of Market rules.

I understand that the Logan Square Chamber of Commerce does not carry insurance covering individual participants and that I am required to carry such insurance.

Indemnification and Hold-Harmless Agreement: The undersigned, for himself and, if different, for the person, business or organization on behalf of whom this application is submitted, hereby agrees to indemnify the Logan Square Chamber of Commerce and the City of Chicago and their officers, agents, employees and assigns for and to hold them harmless from any liability and/or any contractual or quasi contractual obligations to third parties in connection with any activity, event(s), use or occurrence at the Market.

I understand that Market fees are due and payable upon receipt of bills and that non-payment may, at the discretion of the Logan Square Chamber of Commerce, result in suspension or removal from the Market; and that final fee payment is due no more than 30 days after the last Market day.

I certify that the information contained in this application is true and accurate.

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