Applicants are required to submit a $25 Application Fee found at:https://squareup.com/market/denton-community-market
If the Vendor Application is accepted by the Denton Community Market, then the $25 Application Fee will be applied toward the $90 Membership Fee.The Vendor Application will not be reviewed unless the Application Fee is submitted. For agricultural producers, the application fee will apply toward the Membership fee and day fee as applicable for the membership package selected. The Vendor Application Review Process may take 1 – 3 weeks during the Market season.
All vendors must read the 2017 Vendor Handbook. By submitting this application you agree to the Denton Community Market rules, guidelines, and requirements stated in the 2017 Vendor Handbook.
The Denton Community Market is a producer-only market. A producer-only market is defined as a market in which all items sold/offered are grown/produced by the producer of the product.
The Denton Community Market is a local market. Only products created within a 100-mile radius of Denton are allowed for sale. *Limited exceptions granted on a case-by-case basis for agricultural products that are not available locally. See ‘Farmers & Growers’ section of the handbook for more info.
Resell of items is not allowed.Distributor products like Scentsy, Origami Owl, It Works, etc. are not allowed.
The Market does not allow the sale of firearms, ammunition, fireworks, or other hazardous items (determined on a case by case basis).
Items with purchased elements must be “significantly transformed” from their original state to be eligible for sale at Market.
All vendors with taxable items must have a valid Texas Sales Tax ID number to participate in the Market. Texas Sales Tax information is found at: https://www.comptroller.texas.gov/taxes/sales/
Food Vendors (Food Trucks, Cottage Foods, Prepared Foods, Eggs & Meats, Beverages) require proper City of Denton Health Permits. Consumer Health permit information is found at: https://www.cityofdenton.com/business/permits-licenses/health-permits
The Market will review vendor applications based upon product type, current number of vendors selling similar products, and product quality. With the exception of agricultural products, the Market strives to have no more than 3 vendors selling very similar items. This is determined on a case by case basis by Market staff. Uniqueness of vendor items will be considered in vendor acceptance decisions.
The following items are on the Denton Community Market Vendor Waitlist (as of May 2017):
Art – CeramicsArt – Post Cards, JournalsBaked Goods – Breads Baked Goods – Cakes, Cookies, SweetsBath & Body – Handmade Soap BarsBath & Body – Lotions, Lip Balms, OilsBath & Body – Body Scrubs, Bath SaltsBeverages – CoffeeBeverages – JuiceCraft – WoodworkingCraft - CandlesJewelry – All jewelryMeat & Poultry – Chicken EggsMeat & Poultry – Meats (unless unique)Pet Products – Dog TreatsPlant & Garden – Succulents, potted plantsPrepared Foods – Shaved IcePrepared Foods – Food Vendors are limited depending on items sold