Market Vendor Information

Hours of Operation:                8:30AM – 11:30AM Saturdays

                                                May 9, 2020 – October 10, 2020

Products Sold:  All products sold at the Market must be grown or agriculturally related and made of farm products by the person or family selling the product. Only homegrown or homemade products from the following counties may be sold: Forsyth, Surry, Stokes, Rockingham, Guilford, Davidson, Davie, and Yadkin. Vendors from other counties may be considered on a case-by-case basis. No buying and reselling of product or other products is allowed.

Permitted Products:

  1. Any vegetable grown by the seller from seeds, sets, or seedlings.
  2. Any fruits, nuts, or berries grown by the seller from trees, bushes, or vines on the seller’s property.
  3. Any plant grown by the seller from seed, seedling, transplant, or cuttings.
  4. Bulbs propagated by the seller.
  5. Eggs produced by the seller’s poultry.
  6. Honey produced by the seller’s bees.
  7. Cut, dried flowers or natural items grown by the seller.
  8. Preserves, pickles, relishes, jams, and jellies made by the seller. No other canned foods such as green beans, tomatoes, corn, peas, carrots, etc. may be sold.
  9. Baked goods: Baked goods must follow all county and state laws applicable to such sales and shall verify that they will comply when submitting their application, including, but not limited to, North Carolina Department of Agriculture (NCDA) and local hearth department regulations.
  10. Sustainable livestock, limited to:
    1. Poultry
      • Pasture-raised on seller’s property.
      • Slaughtered and processed in accordance with the consumer safety regulations of the USDA and NCDA.
      • Hormone and antibiotic-free.
      • Sanitation, transportation, handling, and storage of the meat for sale must be done in a manner compliant with all applicable county, state, and federal health and safety regulations.
      • Sellers must be registered Meat and Poultry Handlers.
    2. Beef and Lamb
      • Pasture-raised on seller’s property.
      • Grass-fed throughout its lifecycle in accordance with the requirements of the USDA.
      • Hormone and antibiotic-free.
      • Slaughtered and processed in accordance with the consumer safety regulations of the USDA and NCDA.
      • Sanitation, transportation, handling, and storage of the meat for sale must be done in a manner compliant with all applicable county, state, and federal health and safety regulations.
      • Sellers must be registered Meat and Poultry Handlers.

Fees and Charges:       Annual Fees:  $75 – Assigned space for entire season

                                      Daily Fee:      $5 provided space available

 Assignment of Space:  There are no designated or assigned spaces.  Upon arrival, vendors should fill in next to one another, unless told otherwise.  You can set up your own 10 x 10 tent for your space: the Village of Clemmons will NOT provide any tents/tables/chairs.

Set-up Time:  All vendors must be set up and ready for sales prior to opening time for the Market and will stay until the official close time.  Exception may be granted by the market manager.

Signage:  All vendors must display a sign with their name and address (city). Proper representation of products, origination, and product practices by the vendor must be used.

Product Liability:  All food items must meet state and local health regulations. All produce must be top quality. Vendors are highly encouraged to have liability insurance for the products they sell. As stated in the applications, the Village of Clemmons is not liable for anything sold by any vendor.

Weights and Measures:  All vendors must comply with the North Carolina Statutes governing the weight and measurement of produce and other items sold. All scales must be approved as “Legal for Trade”. Anyone using scales must have them certified by the NCDA. For certification of a scale, contact the NCDA Standards Division. At the beginning of every season vendors may be subject to weights/scales certification by the NCDA.

Animals:  No live animals may be present, sold, or given away at the Market.

Cleanliness:  Each vendor is responsible for keeping their assigned space clean during use and when leaving the facility. Excess produce must be removed from the Market and not dumped in Market trash cans.

Vehicular Safety:  Vendors should not move their vehicles in or out of the Market area during the times when such movement would pose a danger to people in the shopping area. This includes, but is not limited to, Market hours.

The Clemmons Farmers Market is sponsored by Village of Clemmons. The Village of Clemmons is responsible for the routine operation of the Market in accordance with these duly adopted rules and regulations and specifically has the authority to interpret these rules and regulations. Any objections to an interpretation of these rules may be filed in writing with the Village of Clemmons.