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* 1. General Information: The New Kent County Farmers Market will be located at the intersection of New Kent Highway and Vineyards Parkway.  The market will be open rain or shine, on Saturdays from 8am to 12pm starting July 6, 2019 through October 26, 2019.  Each vendor will be approved for up to a 10’x10’ space under a covered pavilion.

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* 2. The New Kent Farmers Market is a producers-only market. No reselling of purchased items is permitted. 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.  The vendor is responsible for all required licenses and certifications. 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.

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* 3. Note: New Kent County is planning to conduct Farmers Markets on Saturdays from 8am to 12pm. Due to the New Kent County Farmers Market opening so late in the growing season this year, if the County cannot get enough vendors to participate on Saturdays, the County will consider holding its Markets on Tuesdays from 3pm to 7pm or Sundays from 12am to 4pm. Please indicate which markets you would be available to participate in.

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

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* 5. Note: Selected vendors will be required to pay a $45.00 registration fee, and must sign a liability waiver. Vendors are encouraged to participate on all market days.

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

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