[Market-farming] Farmers market fees

maury sheets maurysheets at verizon.net
Sat Nov 24 17:18:27 EST 2007



            The Food Trust that runs the twenty some farmers markets in
Philadelphia charges $32.00 and $23.00 for a second or third market for a
space as big as you need.  I thought that was high, I could not afford
$40.00.  Winter markets are cheaper, but not sure exactly how much.  I will
find out shortly however since I just started at one.  Hope this helps.





 Woodland Produce                     


 Sustainably producing greens and herbs in the Northeast.




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I was just curious how much your market charges to set up.  Our market just
doubled our entry fees and it seems a bit high to me.  We have a market with
approximately 70 vendors selling at various times throughout the market
season.  It's a great market but so are many others that don't charge as
much.  We now have to pay $400 for two 10 x 10 tent spaces and it must be
paid before January 1 or you cannot sell next season.  The daily set up fee,
for the two spaces, is $40.  


I just think this sounds like a high price for the smaller farmer.  Do any
of you pay an amount like this to sell at your farmers market?




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