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Become a Vendor 

We welcome vendors from all over Louisiana. We accept applications throughout the year. 

 

Please submit your vendor application to the Zachary Farmers Market in person at the Information Booth at a Saturday Farmers Market or mail at:

PO Box 1553, Zachary, LA 70791

The ZFM board of directors reviews all applications and determines if applicants meet the eligibility and if there is currently space for the specific vendor type. If accepted, the applicant will be notified and billed for the prorated vendor fee.

Vendor permits are valid for 6 months and the fee is $60.00:  January – June and July – December. Checks should be payable to Zachary Farmer’s Market. Do not submit a payment until the ZFM board has notified you of acceptance and confirmed the prorated permit amount.

Vendor Rules and Regulations

Eligibility Requirements:

All persons who produce food, handcrafted and agriculture products within the State of Louisiana are eligible to sell at the Zachary Farmer’s Market. Each vendor must make, create, build, grow, or bake their products.

Items purchased for resale are not allowed. Booth space will be 10’ x 10’.  Vendor must furnish their own tent/canopy, tables, and chairs. No alcoholic items will be allowed. Any questions about eligibility should be directed to the Zachary Farmer’s Market Director at zacharyfarmersmarket@gmail.com

Market Time: The market will be held each Saturday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.. Setup for market will begin at 7:30 a.m., it should be completed by 8:45 a.m.  No electricity is available.

Cleanup:  Vendors must have premises cleaned and vacated 30 minutes after market close, no later than 1:30 p.m.  City of Zachary will provide trash barrels and an on-site dumpster.

 

Tax and Licensing:  There are no specific licensing requirements for vendors selling products grown by themselves and selling directly to the consumer. Jellies, preserves, jams, honey, honeycomb products, cakes and cookies produced by the vendors themselves from their own produce and sold directly to the consumer are not taxed. Value-added products may need to be produced in a State of Louisiana approved and licensed kitchen/facility pursuant to Louisiana Law.  All applicable taxes are vendor responsibility.

Hold harmless, clause and insurance:  Each vendor is responsible for carrying his/her own product liability insurance if desired. All vendors agree to hold harmless the Zachary Farmer’s Market for any loss, cost of damages or other expenses incurred. 

Additional rules and requirements are defined in the vendor policies and/or handbook and may be updated at any time.

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