It is the mission of the Downtown Troy Farmers' Market to enhance and promote local farmers and businesses in order to encourage local buying of their products.
Downtown Troy; (South Cherry St; west of the square between West Main and Franklin St.)
The Market will be open on Saturday mornings beginning June 22nd, 2013 and each Saturday morning after through September 21st, 2013.Hours of operation are 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Vendors will be permitted to begin set up at 7:45 a.m. and must vacate no later than Market will be open rain or shine.Exceptions for severe weather, i.e. lightning, tornado warning, etc. will be at the discretion of the Market Manager and adhered to by all vendors.
Note: On August 31st and on September 21st the Market will remain open until 2:00 to take advantage of the Mumford and Sons Gentlemen of the Road concert and the Taste of Troy crowds, respectively.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
1.All people desiring to sell items at the Downtown Troy Farmers' Market will submit a completed Farmers' Market
Application/Inventory list on a form provided by the Market and each person must sign a statement indicating they have read, understand and agree to abide by the rules of the Market.
2.The submitted application/inventory list will be reviewed and approved by the Market Manager.Only those items on the list will be permitted to be sold at Market.
3.Modifications to the list will be permitted if submitted in writing 7 days prior to the first date of sale and approved by the Market Manager.
4.No vendor shall smoke tobacco, drink alcohol and/or possess any controlled substance while at the Market.
No firearms allowed.
5.We are promoting a NO PETS policy.
6.All vendors will adhere to the health regulations of the Miami County Health Department.Everyone, regardless of what is being sold, will complete the attached Food License Exemption Request and return it to the Miami County Health Department at the address on the form. All fees in regard to this are the responsibility of the vendor and selling will not be permitted without an approved health department certification. The food license or exemption must be copied to the Downtown Troy Farmers' Market Manager.
7.Each vendor is responsible for collecting and remitting their own sales tax.
8.Vendors will be required to carry the appropriate individual liability insurance for operation of their business at the Market.
1.Vendors must grow or produce at least 75% of the products they sell.
Any items not homegrown must be CLEARLY labeled as such.
2.Products allowed include FRESH, HIGH QUALITY fruits, vegetable, herbs, honey, jams and jellies, baked goods, flowers, bedding plants, potted plants, locally handmade soaps, candles, crafts and other items approved by the Market Manager.Electrical service is not available.Therefore, items such as eggs, meat, cheeses and other items requiring refrigeration will be at the discretion of the Market Manager and the Miami County Health Department.Products will be reviewed on market days to insure compliance.
3.All products must be described and labeled truthfully.Packaged food should be properly labeled with name of product, ingredient list (if more than one ingredient), name and address of where food was prepared and net weight, volume or numerical count.A certified scale must be used for items being sold by the pound.
4.Downtown Troy Farmers' Market Management may visit farm/business locations to verify compliance with these rules.A map and directions should be provided with the application.
5.Prepared foods must be in accordance with applicable local, state and federal regulations.Vendors must send a copy of their food licenses with the application.
6.Downtown Troy Farmers' Market Management reserves the right to refuse acceptance of any vendor or item not in compliance with these rules.Should a vendor refuse to remove an item as requested due to non-compliance, future involvement in the market will be prohibited.
7. Vendors cannot resell items produced by another Downtown Troy Farmers Market vendor without written permission from the product originator.
1. Parking will be in assigned areas.All alleys and fire hydrants must be accessible and free movement though the market is to be maintained at all times. You will receive notification of you assigned selling space upon arrival at the Market.
2.Signs:Farmers/vendors must clearly display their market permit, the name of their farm/business and post prices for each
item being sold.Banners will be permitted but only as large as the tent being used.No signage will block or inhibit the neighboring vendor.
3.Trash and garbage removal will be the responsibility of each vendor for their selling area.Operation of your stand must be in a safe, sanitary and neat manner.
4.All vendors must be registered with the Downtown Troy Farmers' Market and you will not be allowed to set up until your registration has been approved.Submission of a registration is not automatic approval.You will be notified by the Market Manager of your acceptance.
NO SAME DAY REGISTRATION WILL BE PERMITTED.
5.Tents will be fireproof and weighted down.No drilling or anchoring into the pavement, vehicles or building.
Tents will be set up against the curb.
All fees will be in accordance with the schedule outlined in the Downtown Troy
Farmers' Market application and payable in advance.
Download a pdf of the 2013 Downtown Troy Farmers Market Rules.
Thank you for visiting:
Troy Main Street, Inc.
405 SW Public SQ, Suite 213
Troy, Ohio 45373
Phone (937) 339-5455 are, Suite 231
Troy, OH 45373