To apply to become a vendor at the Mercer Island Farmers Market, please submit the application below, then pay your application fee using the buttons at the bottom of the page.
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Have you sold at the MIFM before?
Choose Your Market Dates

Please note: CRAFTERS are only allowed to apply for the Jun 7, Jun 14, Jun 21, Jun 28, and Nov 22 markets.

Vendor Type

2020 SEASON BOOTH FEES (whichever is greater)

Farmers and Value-Added Vendors

10x10 Space: $30 or 6% of Daily Sales

10x20 Space: $50 or 7% of Daily Sales

Prepared Food Vendors

10x10 Space: $35 or 7% of Daily Sales

10x20 Space: $50 or 8% of Daily Sales

Craft Vendors

10x10 Space: $30 or 6% of Daily Sales

10x20 Space: $50 or 7% of Daily Sales

Please note:

  • To preserve the financial health of the market, we expect vendors to sell a minimum of $250 per Market Day.

  • The MIFM is is a Zero Waste marketplace. All vendors, including farmers, must use compostable, biodegradable, or recyclable packaging. No plastic bags (with handles)  allowed.

Requested Booth Size
Do you need electricity? (no charge where available)

FARMERS

Please complete the following section 

Please indicate the primary category of your farm's product/products
Which label best describes your farm?
Where do you sell your products? Select all that apply.

PLEASE UPLOAD YOUR PRODUCT AND AVAILABILITY DOCUMENT

List all farm products to be sold at the MIFM.

IMPORTANT NOTES

  • Vendors may only sell what is listed

  • Please specify varieties and approximate dates of availability

  • Put ** next to greenhouse-grown products

  • Requests for new products must be approved by the Market Manager and then added to your application

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Do you plan to sample produce?

If yes, you must comply with all King County Health Regulations

PRODUCE FARMERS, APIARIES, WINERIES, BREWERIES AND NURSERIES

Your business must be approved d by the KCDOH or WSDA. You must attach copies of the required documents below.

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PUBLIC PROFILE

Please complete the following section 

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PUBLIC PROFILE IMAGES

Please upload images of your products and booth so we can share them with your customers on our Website.

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ALL VENDORS

Please attach the following documents as part of your application.

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CHEESE AND MILK PRODUCT VENDORS

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MEAT, POULTRY, EGGS, FISH, SHELLFISH VENDORS

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VALUE-ADDED FOOD VENDORS

Baked goods, bread, canned food, filled pasta, salsa, dips, chutneys, etc.

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PREPARED FOOD VENDORS

Hot or Cold Food meant to be consumed on site

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TERMS AND CONDITIONS

AFTER being selected for the market:

All farmers and vendors are required to provide the MIFM with a current copy of the “Certificate of Liability Insurance” naming the Mercer Island Farmers Market as an additional insured. (See page 2 of the 2019 MIFM Rules and Regulations).

All processed and prepared food vendors must obtain a Mercer Island Business License and provide the MIFM with a current copy. The license is $30 and is valid for one year. 

All prepared food vendors must supply the MIFM with a copy of the temporary food service application two (2) weeks before the market begins. Following the Health Department on-site inspection of your business, you will receive the permit. MIFM requires a copy of this permit.

ALL VENDORS SAMPLING PRODUCTS must comply with King County Guidelines:  

You must have the following equipment on-site when you plan to sample:

  • Hand Wash Setup: 5 gallon insulated container with a continuous-flow spigot filled with warm water (100 degrees), a catch bucket, soap and paper towels (required even if your business is exempt from DOH permit).

  • Protection/Sneeze Guard for items being sampled.

  • Equipment to cut and display samples to avoid finger contact, including: gloves, tongs, cups, or toothpicks, and a trash container to collect items used for sampling.

  • ALL PRODUCE MUST BE WASHED ON SITE, check with market manager for sink location.

  • Agree there will be NO BARE HAND CONTACT WITH PRODUCT.

 

I have read the King County Department of Public Health Food Safety Guidelines for Temporary Food Service Establishments/Farmers Markets. I acknowledge that I understand the requirements and agree to comply.   

 

FOR ALL VENDORS SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION TO THE MERCER ISLAND FARMERS MARKET:

 

By signing my name below, I agree to be bound by the terms and conditions outlined in the 2019 MIFM Application and the 2019 MIFM Rules and Regulations, to include the requirements listed in the King County Dept. of Health Checklist. 
 

I understand and agree that any family members and employees at the MIFM site will be made aware of and bound by the same Rules and Regulations of the MIFM. Vendors are responsible for the quality and safety of the products they sell and agree to comply with all Federal, Washington State and King County Health Department Rules and Regulations.

 

By signing below, I agree to defend, indemnify, keep and hold harmless the Mercer Island Farmers Market, MIFM Board of Directors, MIFM Manager, their agents and representatives from and against, any and all claims and demands, whether for injuries to persons, loss of life, or damage to property, on or off the premises, arising out of the use or occupancy of the premises by Vendor.

 

I further agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the City of Mercer Island, its appointed elective officers and employees, from and against all loss of expense, including but not limited to judgments, settlements, attorney’s fees and costs by reason of any and all claims and demands upon the City of Mercer Island, its elected or appointed officials or employees directly or indirectly arising out of the permit issued for the Mercer Island Farmers Market.  It is further provided that no liability shall attach to the City of Mercer Island, by reason of issuing the Permit for the MIFM.

 

I certify that the above information provided in this Application is, to the best of my knowledge, true and accurate, that I am the legal owner/ representative of the above named farm or business. I have read the 2020 Mercer Island Farmers Market Rules and Regulations supplied to me with this application and agree to abide by them if accepted to the market.

I have read and agree to all of the above terms and conditions

Price Estimate: $30.00

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