Applying to the Squamish Farmers Market

1. Create a profile on Manage My Market and apply to Squamish Farmers' 2017 Summer Market here. Please note: registration for the Summer Market is now only open once per month until the end of season, to fill remaining spots. Please contact us if interested in applying.  

2. Read and agree to our Policy and Guidelines  and the Vendor Violation Form when submitting your application. 

3. Upload your documents under the License tab in your ManageMyMarket profile. Each Vendor must upload different documents, depending on what you're selling. See Vendor Categories below for more information.

Please ensure your Profile is complete, so our Jury can review it. 


VENDOR CATEGORIES

Locals love the variety of products that can be found at Squamish Farmers Market. We accept a wide range of vendors, so long as they abide by our Policy and Guidelines and provide the necessary documents.

Find your vendor category below. 


farmers/growers

Organic farmers

All produce or livestock is grown or raised by the farm applying. Vendors must provide the following documents:

  • Organic certification
  • Declaration of Producer-only status
  • Vendor Insurance

conventional farmer

All produce or livestock is grown/raised by the farm applying. Vendors must provide the following documents:

  • Declaration of Producer-only status
  • Vendor Insurance

Conventional nursery

All flowers, potted plants or trees must be grown by the nursery applying. Vendors must provide the following documents:

  • Declaration of Producer-only status
  • Vendor Insurance

Fishmonger/Rancher or beef/poultry/pork producer

Fishers, ranchers producers of beef, poultry, pork, shellfish or seafood. Vendors must provide the following documents:

  •  Letter of Confirmation from your local Health Authority
  • Vendor Insurance 
  • Fish Vending License (if applicable)
  • Valid FoodSafe Level 1 certification (if value-added product)

Wild forager

Foraging wild harvested mushrooms, herbs and/or seaweed. Vendors must provide the following documents:

  • Vendor Insurance 
  • Valid FoodSafe Level 1 certification (if value-added product)
  • If selling fiddleheads or mushrooms, please provide documentation that you have notified your local Health Authority.

dairy

Producers of cheese, milk and other dairy products. Vendors must provide the following documents:

  • FoodSafe Level 1 certification
  • Letter of Confirmation from your local Health Authority
  • Vendor Insurance
     

Prepared Food

Vendors who are producers of prepared foods including (but not limited to) bread, preserves, sweet treats or prepackaged snacks. Vendors fall into two categories: Low Risk or Higher Risk as defined by BC Centre for Disease Control. For more information on Food Safety at Temporary Food Markets and an outline of Low and Higher Risk foods, follow this link

  • Low Risk products must provide Vendor Insurance and if possible, FoodSafe or MarketSafe certificate.
  • Higher Risk products must provide a Letter of Confirmation from their local Health Authority, a FoodSafe Level 1 or MarketSafe certificate and Vendor Insurance. 
     

food service

 

 

 

 


BEVERAGE SERVICE

 

 

 

ALCOHOL PROCESSOR

 

 

 


alcohol primary producer

 

 

 

crafter

 

 


service

 


 

Community Table 

 


 


Jewelry

 

 


baked goods

 

 

 

Food Service applies to any Vendors selling preheated or prepared food onsite. Vendors must provide the following documents:

  • A valid FoodSafe Level 1 or MarketSafe certificate
  • Letter of Confirmation issued by a BC Health Authority 
  • Temporary Food Permit issued by a BC Health Authority
  • Vendor Insurance


Vendors who sell coffee and beverages made onsite. Vendors must provide the following documents:

  • Letter of Confirmation from your local Health Authority
  • Temporary Food Permit issued by a BC Health Authority
  • Vendor Insurance.


Producers of alcohol who use ingredients they do not grow for use in their products. Vendors must provide the following documents:


Wineries or manufacturers who grow the ingredients they use. Vendors must provide the following documents:

  • Declaration of Producer-only status
  • Serving it Right Certificate
  • Vendor Insurance
  • Farmers Market Authorization (can be obtained after approval)


Producer of locally made crafts, handmade by the seller. Vendors must provide the following documents:

  • Vendor Insurance


A Vendor who provides services at the Market. For example: Bike Repair or Massage. Vendors must provide the following documents:

  • Vendor Insurance


Non-Profit organizations for outreach and information. Permitted only to sell society memberships, raffle and event tickets. May accept donations. Community Table applicants should provide the following: 

  • Vendor Insurance 


A producer and seller of handcrafted jewelry. Vendors must provide the following documents:

  • Vendor Insurance

 

A Vendor who bakes sweets or pastries for onsite consumption. Vendors must provide the following documents:

  • FoodSafe Level 1 or MarketSafe certification
  • Vendor Insurance

having trouble figuring out which documents to provide?

Contact us for more information.