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* 1. General Information: The New Kent Farmers Market is located at the intersection of New Kent Highway and Vineyards Parkway (7589 New Kent Highway).  The market will be open rain or shine, on Saturdays from 8am to 12pm starting May 9, 2020 through October 31, 2020.  Each vendor will be approved for a 10’x10’ space under a covered pavilion or for tent space near the pavilion. Produce vendors and some food vendors may be approved for a 10'x20' space as available and by approval of the Market Manager.

**There will also be one Holiday Market in November 2020 at this location. Please fill out this application if you are interested in the full New Kent Farmers Market season and/or you are interested in the Holiday Market. You will have the opportunity below to select when you are available. Exact date and time of Holiday Market has not been determined at this time.

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* 2. The New Kent Farmers Market is a producers-only market for producers within a 30-mile radius of New Kent County. ABSOLUTELY NO RESELLING OF PURCHASED ITEMS WILL BE PERMITTED - UNLESS GRANTED APPROVAL BY THE MARKET MANAGER. All vendors must participate in growing/making the produce/products that they sell. Items permitted for sale are Virginia-grown fresh fruits and berries, vegetables, mushrooms, herbs, landscaping and vegetable plants, cut flowers, eggs, cheese, honey, and meats. All products must be in accordance with Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) guidelines.  Baked goods and other value-added products (such as jellies, jams, preserves, pickles, and roasted coffee) prepared by the vendor according to VDACS standards may also be sold.  Crafts and non-food items (including soaps, cosmetics, and some herbal products) made by the vendor may be sold as long as they are locally produced. Crafts and non-food items shall not account for more than 25% of participating vendors. The vendor is responsible for all required licenses and any needed certifications. Unless you are a farmer, it is required that you obtain a County business license through the New Kent County Commissioner of the Revenue's Office. Shannon Micali, the Licensing Specialist, may be contacted at (804) 966-8782 or smmicali@newkent-va.us for any questions concerning the County business license process. 

I am interested in selling:

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* 3. Note: Vendors may want to "spot share" in an effort to attend the New Kent Farmers Market but not have to attend every Saturday that it is open May through October. What is your availability in attending the market?

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* 4. May we use your business name and/or photos in promotional campaigns?

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* 5. Note: Vendors selected by the Market Manager to particpate will be required to pay a registration fee ($45 for those with a 10'x10' spot under the pavilion, $25 for those with a 10'x10' tent space and $100 for those with a 10'x20'), and MUST sign a liability waiver to sell on property. Vendors are encouraged to participate on all market days that they have indicated they are interested in attending. 

If you have any questions, please contact New Kent County Administration, at (804) 966-9683 or by email at administration@newkent-va.us

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