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Farmers Market Rules & Guidelines - Application

The following terms and conditions, additional rules and guidelines for consideration for being an Farmer’s Market area vendor. All vendors acknowledge they will abide by these rules per the submission of your application.

These rules & requirements are supplement to the overall general guidelines noted on our website under – general vendor information.

 

WHAT THE FESTIVAL PROVIDES

  • One (1) 8’x12′ “fly” per space.  The front is 8′ high and rear is 7′ high.
  • Security
  • First aid facilities
  • ATM Services
  • Trash removal
  • Comfort stations
  • Continuous entertainment on multiple stages
  • Information booth
  • Event marketing and publicity
  • Quality control
  • Crowd control
  • One (1) 8′ white table per 8’x12′ booth space

SET UP: May begin on the Friday prior to festival weekend at 12:00 p.m. until dark and again on Saturday from 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. ALL VEHICLES MUST BE REMOVED FROM THE FESTIVAL GROUNDS BY 9:00 a.m. ON BOTH DAYS WITHOUT EXCEPTION. Security of merchandise is vendor’s responsibility. (See your application for dates)

MARKET SPECIFIC RULES:

1. Each Framers Market booth will be an 8’x12′ “Fly” or canvas tarp. Your selling area will be limited to 12 foot frontage and 8 feet down on side of your tarp.  Booth is 8′ high in front and 7′ high in rear.  You may NOT attach anything to the booth poles.
2. Registration Fee is $300.00 per 8’ X 12’ Farmers Market booth. Booth space will be assigned in advance and you must sell both Saturday and Sunday. There is a $200 additional fee to sell from the back of you booth. Submit registration by Feb 28, 2022 and only pay $275 Early Bird fee. (Rear booth fee still applies)
3. There will be NO selling out of trucks/cars/vans/trailers, etc. 
4. Each booth selling food must apply for a $45.00 health permit from the Board of Health. Contact the Board of Health for information at 260-449-7561. Please read the general rule about liability insurance very carefully. Insurance is required of all food vendors.
5 Violation of any rule is grounds to exclude anyone for the remainder of the Festival and eliminated their participation in future Festivals.
6. FRESH VEGETABLES, FRUITS, PLANTS, DAIRY PRODUCTS AND DRIED FLOWERS AND PLANTS ARE THE ONLY ITEMS TO BE SOLD. ARTICLES SUCH AS JEWELRY, LEATHER GOODS, FEATHERS, POTTERY AND OTHER CRAFT ITEMS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO BE SOLD IN THE FARMERS MARKET AREA.

CONTRACTS: Applications are non-negotiable and NON-TRANSFERRABLE. If you are accepted into the festival, please do not send someone else in your place because they will not be allowed to set up. If you are sharing a booth, both dealer names must appear on the application.

QUALITY: The quality control committee reserves the right to ask vendors to remove items not appropriate for sale or décor.

BOOTH APPEARANCE: All tables are to be supplied by the dealers. Tables must be skirted to the ground with materials appropriate to the mid-19th century. No plastic shelving will be allowed. Please use wooden crates, boxes or similar containers to display merchandise. STORAGE BOXES MUST BE COVERED IN AN APPROPRIATE MANNER. Plastic or aluminum lawn chairs are not permitted. No canvas, canopies, or other privately owned coverings will be allowed except at night for booth coverings. One (1) 8′ white table will be supplied by the festival for each 8’x12′ booth space.

DRESS: Your appearance needs to comply with our period dress requirements.  You can learn more about appropriate appearances for men, women and children in our general vendor guidelines area.

ACCEPTANCE: All applicants are carefully screened. You will be notified by mail or email of your acceptance into the Festival. Notifications will be made after the application deadline date. Please contact your area representative if you do not receive notification after thirty (30) days of the application deadline date.

DAILY RAIN POLICY: In the event of rain, goods may be protected by plastic or similar material. Rain gear is acceptable. You may elect to set up after 9:00 a.m., however no vehicles will be allowed to enter the grounds between 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on Saturday or 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Sunday. During this time, set up will be at each participant’s discretion. Under wet conditions, it will be acceptable to spread straw in your area. If participants follow the rain policy guidelines, their status will not be in jeopardy for future Festival participation.

TEAR DOWN: Vehicles may not enter the property or line up on the grounds or on city streets prior to the 5pm end of the festival.

BOOTH NUMBERS: Are assigned and locations may not be changed. Booth fees are reservations and not negotiable or transferable. You must stay within your designated booth area.

INSURANCE: The Johnny Appleseed Festival Board suggests each vendor provide their own liability insurance.

SALES TAX: State taxes, when applicable, must be paid by participating vendors.

CANCELLATION POLICY: No refunds will be issued if you cancel your application after August 1st.

These rules and guidelines are considered the terms and conditions you agree to abide by upon signing and submitting and application for consideration into the Johnny Appleseed Festival.

If you prefer to NOT apply online, use the PAPER APPLICTION – Download HERE – follow instructions, include payment and US mail.

Application for Farmer's Market Vendors

Farmers Market Early Bird has closed for submissions.

Farmers Market Application 2022
Vendor Status
Participant Name
Participant Name
First
Last
IF YOU DO NOT HAVE AN ORGANIZATION NAME - RE-ENTER YOUR FULL NAME HERE
List all items to be sold. Only listed items will be allowed. Vendors selling food must comply with liability insurance requirements and Allen County Board of Health food permits (where applicable).

Address Information

Address
Address
City
State
Zipcode
Country

Phone & Contact Information

Your Best Contact Number) Format: 123-456-7890

An application fee is shown below and must be paid with your application. If you are not selected as an vendor - a full refund will be issued. Refunds for accepted participant’s booth fees will be made if the Johnny Appleseed Board is notified of cancellation before August 1st of the year being applied for. After that date, NO refunds will be made.

If you have questions, you can contact the area chairperson at: market@johnnyappleseefest.com

Famers Market Application Fee
Includes online processing fee - Front selling only.
Sell From Rear of Booth
If you wish to sell from the rear of your booth, this fee is required.
Total Application Fee

The Johnny Appleseed Festival, Inc. will not be liable for any loss or damage to property of the exhibitor or of its employees, agents, patrons, or guests due to fire, smoke, water from any source, accident from any kind or from any cause whatsoever and will not be liable for injuries to the exhibitor, their employees, agents, patrons or guests for damages or injuries arising from, or in any way connected with the use or occupancy of space. The exhibitor agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Johnny Appleseed Festival Board and Johnny Appleseed Festival, Inc. against any and all claims of any person whomever, arising out of acts or omissions of the exhibitor, his employees, agents, patrons or guests including, but not limited to, reasonable attorney fees, costs and expenses incurred by enforcing its rights hereunder.

By signing and submitting an application for consideration to this festival, you will have agreed to abide by these rules and guidelines as well as all terms and conditions here setforth. I agree to abide by all rules and vendor guidelines and have read and agree to the vendor guidelines as well as the Terms and Conditions displayed on the online form of this application.

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1502 Harry W. Baals Dr. Fort Wayne, IN 46805 jafinfo@johnnyappleseedfest.com 260-437-0842