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Farmers Markets Vending Information


Please read the following information to determine if you meet the requirements to be a vendor.

The farmers markets sponsored by the Fairfax County Park Authority, are part of a locally grown, producer-only market system. You must grow, raise or make all products you sell. No distributors, re-selling or brokers are allowed. All produce grown, meat raised and other products made must be within 125 mile radius of Fairfax County.

The Fairfax County Farmers Markets DO NOT allow advertising or publicity for private enterprise or medical services.

There is no mid-season admittance allowed.

The Fairfax County Farmers Market accepts the following products for sale:
Fruit, jellies, jams, cider, applesauce, fruit butters
Vegetables, microgreens
Beef, pork, bison, turkey, chicken, eggs, meat products i.e. sausage, brats
Seafood (finfish, shellfish and crustaceans) harvested from the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries; seafood products i.e. crabcakes
Baked goods
Honey, bee pollen products, beeswax candles
Dairy products, cheese, butter, cheese spreads, ice cream, sorbet
Potted plants, cut flowers, dried flower arrangements
Herbs, teas, dry rubs, soups, soup mixes, salsa, pestos, pasta

We DO NOT allow the following items for sale in the market:
Food that is prepared HOT on-site (hot sampling is allowed on a case-by-case basis)
Coffee, olives
Candles (beeswax candles are allowed)
Soaps, lotions
Clothing, leather goods
Jewelry
Pottery, paintings, crafts
Knitted or croqueted items

REQUIREMENTS TO PARTICIPATE:

  • If you have questions about the specific laws regarding selling your product at market, the Virginia Cooperative Extension has published a handy guide to get you started.

If you wish to receive an invitation to the January 2015 Vendors' Meeting, please submit the following information (BOLD items required):



  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  

You will be placed on the mailing list for next year. Invitations to the Vendors' Meeting are mailed at the beginning of December. For more information, please call 703-642-0128 TTY 703-803-3354.

 


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