The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts is proud to present the 43rd Annual Baltimore Farmers' Market & Bazaar and is now accepting submissions for the 2020 Market season. The Baltimore Farmers' Market & Bazaar is a producer only market. Farmers chosen for the Baltimore Farmers' Market & Bazaar, are chosen for their commitment to the Baltimore regional community with growing and raising fine products, and keeping the Maryland farming heritage alive. They are producers and growers, not re-sellers. The BFMB supports the Maryland Market Money Program, SNAP, WIC, and Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Programs, and we hope for your participation in these important programs. For more information, please contact the Maryland Farmers Market Association <email@example.com>.As Maryland's largest producer Market, we operate on Sundays from April through December starting at 7AM to Noon. The Market is located outdoors, between Holliday Street, Guilford Avenue and Pleasant Street, off of the Pleasant Street exit of the Jones Falls Expressway (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 allowed onsite between 6:45AM and 12:15PM. You must be off-site by 1:00PM. The Market takes place rain or shine.
Applications Live: Saturday, September 1st, 2019
Applications Due: Tuesday, December 31, 2019 (midnight)
Notification of Application Status: First week of February 2020
Opening Day of Market: April 5, 2020
*Current & Former Vendors*:
- A new application is required every season
- Participation in past Market seasons does not guarantee one's acceptance for future seasons
- The space you have been assigned to in past seasons is not guaranteed for future seasons
Basic Guidelines Link : http://www.promotionandarts.org/sites/default/files/ckfinder/files/2019%20Baltimore%20Farmers'%20Market%20Guidelines.pdf 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. * Insurance: Accepted Food and Farm 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 furnish 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.* Any food sold must be prepared and sold within the guidelines of the Baltimore City Fire and Health Departments, and you must get and have your Health Department Permit posted on-site.
For more information about the BFMB, please contact: Sam Hanson, Baltimore Farmers' Market & Bazaar Manager Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts 443.263.4331 firstname.lastname@example.org