Bearspaw Lions Farmers Market Vendor FAQ
How do I contact the farmers market? What are the market days and hours of operation? As a vendor, how early do I need to show up for the market? What is the difference between a Farmers Market and a Flea Market? What kind of products can I sell at your market? Who needs a Health Certificate? Why are animals not allowed at the market? As a vendor, do I need liability insurance? Where do I get an application form to be a vendor? Do I need to fill out an application form every year if I’m a regular vendor at the market? When do I need to pay my vendor fees? How do I know how much stalls/tables cost? What is provided to vendors renting a table/stall? Useful Links:
How do I contact the farmers market?
Go to our website at www.bearspawlions.com or, by contacting us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or, send us a fax at (403) 241-0940 or, least preferred, by leaving a message at (403) 239-0201.
What are the market days and hours of operation?
The market runs from the first Sunday in June to the first Sunday in October between the hours of 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
As a vendor, how early do I need to show up for the market?
Your vehicle must be off the pedestrian walkway by 9:30 AM. Vehicles will not be allowed into the market area after 9:30 AM. Give yourself plenty of time to be fully set up prior to the opening time of 10:00 AM.
What is the difference between a Farmers Market and a Flea Market?
The Bearspaw Lions Farmers Market is, of course, a Farmers Market, not a Flea Market – flea markets have few if any restrictions on who can sell what. To be an Alberta Approved Farmers
Market the market must comply with provincial guidelines.
Alberta Approved Farmers
Markets on what
these guidelines are, go to see a list of documents information.
www.alberta.ca and in the Search field enter “farmers market”. outlining where the markets are, the guidelines and other