CO-OP: Local gardeners are encouraged to participate by selling at market smaller lots of homegrown produce including herbs, fruits & vegetables, cut flowers, and growing plants. Market volunteers may help sell these items at a designated co-op table, by Market Managers' office. Growers are responsible for cleaning, packing, and pricing. Perishable produce can be presented in a cooler.
Small-space gardeners: If you are not sure of your harvest days but want to participate, provide details. We will do our best to find space for you on short notice. Try to call a market manager by 7 pm, the day before market day.
HOURS: Deliver produce to market manager's hut between 6:30 and 7:30 am or as discussed with a Manager. Market opens for business at 7:00 am and closes at 1:00 pm. Collect sales proceeds and unsold produce by 12:45 pm.
FEES: 10% of sales over $5.00. Individual gardeners responsible for payment of any taxes. Unless otherwise specified, the market manager may mark down produce that has not been sold by 11:00 am
TO APPLY: Apply online. Board approval of applications is required before a grower/producer may participate in the market. Direct questions to the market manager listed below. The board retains the right to determine suitability of any items for this market.
Not-for-profit and community organizations may apply for space at this market, for the purposes of fund raising, information or advertisement, with the following stipulations:
- Market activities must not be political, or involve solicitation.
- Items should be offered for sale or donation, unless the primary intent is public information. Interactive activities are strongly encouraged.
- One free day may be offered to qualified applicants. Thereafter, the normal space fee of $20 per day will be required. If the season is paid in advance, the fee will be $15 per day. If more days are requested, TCFMA Board will review for market suitability.
- All other market regulations apply, as specified in vendor guidelines. Specifically, space-available considerations apply, in order to give many groups an equal chance for space.
Complete application form and return to market manager. circle date(s) requested, indicate preference by marking 1, or 2 beside first and second choice of date.
In the event of duplicate activities planned by other groups, alternate dates will be offered, and consideration given to first returned application.
Direct any questions to Market Managers:
719-689-3133 (Judy) or 719 510 5549 (Earlyn)