Thursday, October 15, 2009

Updated Info on Winter Market

Below is the latest info on the Winter Market, as always spread the word.

Hear ye Hear Ye:

Farmer’s, Artisan Food Producers, Bakers, Butchers & Candlestick Makers

There is an opportunity to participate in a NEW Winter Indoor Market in

North Attleborough, Massachusetts, Sundays from 1pm to 5pm.

Tentatively scheduled to begin November 8 and run through May 2010.

Spaces (6 X 6) are available for Local Growers and Producers to sell locally produced and/or grown agricultural products.

The Market is limiting vendors to those that are within a 200 Mile radius of North Attleborough and are the actual growers and/or producers of the goods intended for sale at the market.

There are currently 19 spaces available at 6 ft by 6 ft.

Spaces may be shared by 2 vendors if desired, however both must be approved.

Note: Shared spaces are only permitted for Season Commitments

The Market will be open for 26 dates, every Sunday Nov 8 thru May 2010

Except the following: 12/27, 1/3, 4/4, 5/9

Fees are as follows:

Week to Week: $25.00 per week Paid on arrival.

Season Commitment: $450.00 ½ on commitment,(prior to 11/7) ½ on 2/28.

All vendors must comply with North Attleborough Board of Health Reqs.

Retail Food Permits are required and it is the responsibility of the vendor to obtain that permit. You may contact the Health Agent Robert Davis @ 508 699 0104 for assistance in obtaining the permit or additional information.

(Growers who are exempt and sell only exempt items do not have to obtain a permit: Honey, Maple Syrup, Fruits and Vegetables, Eggs)

Vendors must comply with all local, state and federal regulations including the collection of sales taxes if applicable.

Vendors must be able to document adequate liability insurance for their products.

Vendors are to provide their own tables, décor and clean up of their space.

There is no cooking in the hall at this time, however with notice we may be able to accommodate cooking demonstrations.

Vendors may sell NON-edible items that they produce on their farm or as part of their production examples would be: beeswax candles, goats milk soap, wool, leather or suet, please contact the Market Mgr if you have any questions.

The Market Manager David Scanlan is available to answer you questions and provide assistance in helping you decide as to participate in the market.

He can be reached by e-mail at, telephone @ 508-409-1534

In the event there is insufficient participation by 10/31 the start date of market may be postponed at the sole discretion of the Market Manager. A pro rated refund will be made to vendors who have paid prior to 10/31.

“I believe there is a growing demand for locally grown and produced food, foods that taste good, are good for you and sustain the local economy. Gathering weekly at a market to buy those foods and know the producers is vital to continuing growth and support of existing farmers and producers.” D.Scanlan, Mkt Mgr.

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