209 South Santa Cruz Street
Ventura, CA 93001
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Markets and Family Festivals are constantly striving to make the
markets better in a dynamic environment with products that are
consistent within a Farmers Market.
The criteria for
acceptance to the market are as follows:
vendor sales presentation that will enhance the Market.
The number of
items is limited accordingly to space availability & season.
The quality and
freshness of product.
There is a waiting
list for certain types of vendors and products. When customer
demand for these certain types of vendors and products
increases, and allows more vendors to participate in the market,
we will contact vendors who are on the waiting list.
Ability of vendor
to follow all procedures, rules, regulations and laws.
According to the
supply and demand of vendors and their products.
According to what
products are at each Market and what is needed.
following order is the standard procedure of acceptance for vendors,
which can be modified if supply of vendors, necessitates it:
Application can be
picked up at the market from the Market Information Booth or
assistant manager between a half hour after the Market starts
and a half hour before the Market ends; or received through
e-mail by e-mailing
email@example.com and a reply will occur within 6 working
application with certificate of insurance to us via: mail,
e-mail, or drop it off to the Market Information Booth or with
the assistant manager during opening hours of the Markets.
vendor makes an appointment with the
Assistant Market Manager to present his/her complete line of
products to the Assistant Market Manager for an evaluation to be
done only by appointment during the Market open hours.
Within two weeks
from the date of application submittal, the acceptance committee
group will decide if the product is acceptable accordingly to
the above criteria.
If accepted, the
vendor will be put on the waiting list or contacted within two
weeks. If there is no return call within two weeks, it
means that the item has not been accepted or been put on the
If and after
acceptation, prior to set-up,
participation, and operation the non-food vendor is required to get
and have in his/her possession and available for inspection at any
time a Resellers Permit from the State of California Board of
Equalization and a white tent. Each specific Market may require
additional licenses, permits, certifications, etc.