The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts is proud to announce that the 46th Annual Baltimore Farmers' Market is now accepting submissions for the 2023 Market season. The Baltimore Farmers' Market is a producer-only market. Farms selected for Baltimore Farmers' Market are chosen based on their commitment to the Baltimore regional community. Growing and raising fine products, and keeping the Maryland farming heritage alive. They are producers and growers, not re-sellers.
The Baltimore Farmers’ Market supports the Maryland Market Money Program, SNAP, WIC, Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Programs, and will require your participation in these important programs.
As Maryland's largest Farmers' Market, we operate on Sundays from April through December, 7:00am to 12:00pm. The Market takes place rain or shine under the Jones Falls Expressway (JFX) off of the Pleasant Street exit (I-83).
Contracts are for the complete season. Attendance is mandatory. Your space may be forfeited if more than 3 markets are missed. Vendors must be set-up by 6:45am and may not leave before 12:15pm. No moving vehicles are allowed between 6:45am—12:15pm. You must be off-site by 1:30pm.
Applications Close: Tuesday, January 3, 2023
Notification of Application Status: mid-February 2023
Opening Day of Market: Sunday, April 2, 2023
Final Market: Sunday, December 24, 2023
Current & Former Farmers:
- A new application is required every season.
- Participation in past Market seasons does not guarantee acceptance for future seasons.
- Any space you may have used for past seasons is not guaranteed for future Markets, spaces are assigned at the discretion of the Baltimore Farmers' Market Staff.
See website for link to 2023 Farmers' Market Vendor Guidelines (highlights below)
Vendors may load in and out at approved hours only, as stated in the guidelines. Vendors may not share, re-sell, or sublet their space. Vendors may only sell approved items. There is NO RESELLING allowed. Any food sold must be prepared and sold within the guidelines of the Baltimore City Fire and Health Departments, and you must obtain and post your Health Department Permit on-site.
Insurance: Accepted Farms and Food Vendors must furnish BOPA with a Certificate of Insurance for General Liability ($1,000,000/$2,000,000 typical with specifics for special insurance needs listed on the contract if selected), and all Vendors must provide a copy of their Automobile Insurance Card. The certificate needs to name Baltimore Office Of Promotion & The Arts, Inc., and the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore as additional insured, and state that the coverage shall be primary to any insurance coverage held by Baltimore Office Of Promotion & The Arts, Inc., and the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore with respects to acts or omissions of the licensee.
For more information about Farms, please contact:
Sam Huber | Farmers' Market Manager
Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts