Port Jeff Farmer’s Market 2018-05-09T22:03:59+00:00

Port Jefferson Farmer’s Market

CALL FOR FARMERS MARKET CORPORATE SPONSORS
We need the support from our local community to help keep our market running and continue to provide entertainment and activities each week.
If your organization or local business would like to be a corporate sponsor of the 2018 season of the Port Jefferson Farmers Market, please contact Barbara Sakovich at Village Hall at 631-473-4724.

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Summer Farmers Market

Starts Sunday, May 6th

GET LOCAL!

EVERY WEDNESDAY &  SUNDAY!

Summer Farmers Market starts Sunday, May 6th at the Jeanne Garant Harborfront Park at the Village Center from 9:00 – 2:00 p.m. every Sunday through November.

We will now have an additional Wednesday Farmers Market from May 30 – August 29th from 3 p.m. to Dusk at the Jeanne Garant Harborfront Park at the Village Center.

Purchase local produce, honey, bread and baked goods, seafood, international specialties, plants and flower bouquets. Live music.

 

 

 

This year’s vendors include:

  • Sweet Melissa Dips
  • Doggie Pantry
  • Pickle Packin Papa
  • Beewitched Bee
  • Tend Coffee
  • Bee Natural Body Care
  • R&M Andrews & Son Farm
  • Two Big Jerks Jerky
  • Beaverdam Organic Farms
  • Nut Zez
  • Amazing Olive
  • TerraNut
  • Tumeric Store
  • Chaga Island
  • Maryhaven Center of Hope
  • Pindar Vineyards
  • Malik Farms
  • Sweet Somethings
  • Blue Duck Bakery
  • Popz Ultimates
  • Miss Mollies Brownies
  • Pollyana’s Patisserie
  • Sweet Soul Bakery
  • Sweet Snow Bakeshop
  • Natural Hounds
  • Stoic Artisans
  • Duffy Farms
  • Condzella Farms
  • Bear St. Collective
  • Twin Stills Moonshine
  • Foughnuts
  • Quality Parks
  • Angelitas Kitchen
  • JoAnn’s Desserts
  • Doug’s Lemonade
  • Arlotta Food Studio

 

Sundays Market Rules

Fees

For the 2018 season , options are available with two space sizes:

Full season:                10×10 space   – $350    or      20×20 space – $500

Vendors are expected to attend every week with the exception of the dates listed on the application.  

Failure to show up for two consecutive weeks (without prior notification) will give the Village the right to evoke your permit and reassign another vendor to your location. 

Due to space limitations, we are unable to offer partial season spaces this season.

Fees are payable in advance, before the beginning of the season.

Location:

Vendors will be assigned a location by our Farmers Market manager.  Tents must be held down by weights and not stakes in the ground.  Be sure to have extra weights in the event of high winds.  In the event of inclement weather, the location will be moved inside the Village Center on the 1st and 2nd floors. The Market Manager and the Code Officer will instruct when and where to unload your vehicle and where to park your vehicle for the duration of the market.  Spaces will be assigned based on the needs of each vendor and is at the discretion of Market Manager. Please be sure to notify us of any special space requirements at the time of your application (e.g. additional parking for vehicles). Spaces must have signage that clearly identifies the business name of the vendor and location.   There will be no parking in your vendor space….you will be instructed where to park your vehicle once you unload.

Insurance

A certificate of insurance in the amount of $1,000,000 per occurrence and $2,000,000 in the aggregate for Premises Liability, Products/Completed Operations  which would apply to bodily injury or property damage  for produce consumed and resulting in illness.   The “Incorporated Village of Port Jefferson, 121 West Broadway, Port Jefferson, NY 11777” must be listed as additional insured and certificate holder on your policy. If you need assistance in obtaining such coverage, please notify us.

Setup

All setup must take place between 8:00AM and 9:00AM, and must be removed by 2:00PM on Sunday. Vendors arriving after 8:00AM who cannot set up by the beginning of the market will forfeit your space in the market and will be given a space in the back, if available and if it is safe to do so.

Cleanup

Each vendor is expected to clean his/her assigned spot at the end of each day and to keep it neat during the period that the market is open and to dump their trash in the dumpster behind the Village Center.  Developing and keeping a good community image is key.

Products

Items must be grown, gathered, produced and/or processed on Long Island, NY. Specific products may be deemed ineligible for sale by the Economic Development Council and/or the designated market manager(s) if they are not representative of items for sale at the Farmers Market. If there are questions regarding the sale of specific items please contact us and/or provide detailed information with your application.  Specific products may be granted an exception if produced off Long Island, if such product is unavailable from a Long Island producer, and product is still deemed to be “local” within NY state, or neighboring state.

Competition

We strive to have a wide variety of products at the market from as many vendors as possible. Every attempt will be made to separate competing vendors in the market given that enough space is available to do so.

Music and Marketing

In an effort to attract repeat and new customers to the market and make the Market experience more enjoyable for the vendors/shoppers, we will attempt to have musicians every Sunday, as well as various community outreach tents.  Each vendor to donate an item of your choice, which will be presented to the musician in a “thank you package” for their services, or may be used occasionally as a raffle incentive to encourage Farmer’s Market customers to participate in email blasts or advertising special events at the Market, etc.                                                           

Additional Regulations

All vendors are responsible to understand and comply with Department of Agriculture and Health Department rules and regulations regarding growing, handling, processing, sampling, and vending their products. Additionally, vendors are responsible for complying with any other applicable laws and regulations regarding their participation in the market.

 

Sundays 9:00AM to 2:00PM, May 6 through November 18, 2018 (weather permitting). Located at the Jeanne Garant Harborfront Park at the Village Center.

The Port Jefferson Farmers Market is sponsored by the Port Jefferson Economic Development Council, and was created to pursue the following goals:

  • To expand the availability of foods that are fresh, full-flavored, unique, healthy, and nutritious to the Port Jefferson residential community
  • To promote the productivity and sale of locally-grown farm products
  • To contribute to the vitality of the Village of Port Jefferson
  • To provide the opportunity for consumers to interact directly with growers and other producers to learn about their products and build relationships
  • To give growers and producers of local agricultural commodities and other farm-related products direct marketing opportunities to our residents, visitors, and local businesses.
  • To enhance the quality of life in and around Port Jefferson Village by providing an activity which fosters community and social interaction.

 

 

 

    I expressly acknowledge that the permission granted hereunder is freely revocable by the Village and in view of such fact, I expressly assume the risk of making any expenditure in connection with this permission, even if such expenditures are substantial. Without limiting any indemnification obligations of myself or other waivers contained in this permission and as a material part of the consideration for this permission, I fully RELEASE, WAIVE AND DISCHARGE forever any and all claims, demands, rights, and causes of action against, and covenants not to sue, Village, its departments, commissions, officers, directors and employees, and all persons acting by, through or under each of them, under any present or future laws, statutes, or regulations, in the event that Village exercises its right to revoke or terminate this permission. I understand and agree that neither the VILLAGE OF PORT JEFFERSON nor any of its officers, agents, volunteers or employees shall be held responsible or made the subject of any claim for damages or liability arising from personal injury, property damage or loss of any sort to me, my guests, my customers, or any other person or loss of any other sort arising out of or related to participation in programs at Village Farmers Market. I HEREBY AGREE TO FULLY RELEASE, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS THE VILLAGE OF PORT JEFFERSON, ITS OFFICERS, AGENTS, VOLUNTEERS AND EMPLOYEES FROM ANY SUCH CLAIM, LIABILITY OR LOSS. I understand that I release and give permission for photos or depiction of my business and people to be used for Port Jefferson Farmers’ Market promotion purposes. I have read all of the above and agree to all of the terms and rules of this agreement, and hereby make application to become a vendor at the Port Jefferson Farmers’ Market for the year of 2018.

Wednesdays Market Rules

Fees

For the 2018 season , options are available with two space sizes:

Full Summer season:    10×10 space – $275 New Vendor  OR 10×10 space for a Current Market Vendor $200

                                                20×20 space – $500

 

Vendors are expected to attend every week with the exception of the dates listed on the application.  

Failure to show up for two consecutive weeks (without prior notification) will give the Village the right to evoke your permit and reassign another vendor to your location. 

Due to space limitations, we are unable to offer partial season spaces this season.

Fees are payable in advance, before the beginning of the season.

 

Location:

Vendors will be assigned a location by our Farmers Market manager.  Tents must be held down by weights and not stakes in the ground.  Be sure to have extra weights in the event of high winds.  In the event of inclement weather, the location will be moved inside the Village Center on the 1st and 2nd floors. The Market Manager and the Code Officer will instruct when and where to unload your vehicle and where to park your vehicle for the duration of the market.  Spaces will be assigned based on the needs of each vendor and is at the discretion of Market Manager. Please be sure to notify us of any special space requirements at the time of your application (e.g. additional parking for vehicles). Spaces must have signage that clearly identifies the business name of the vendor and location.

Insurance

A certificate of insurance in the amount of $1,000,000 per occurrence and $2,000,000 in the aggregate for Premises Liability, Products/Completed Operations  which would apply to bodily injury or property damage  for produce consumed and resulting in illness.   The “Incorporated Village of Port Jefferson, 121 West Broadway, Port Jefferson, NY 11777” must be listed as additional insured and certificate holder on your policy. If you need assistance in obtaining such coverage, please notify us.

Setup

All setup must take place between 2:00PM and 3:00PM, and must be removed at Dusk.  Vendors arriving after 3:00 PM who cannot set up by the beginning of the market will forfeit your space in the market and will be given a space in the back, if available and if it is safe to do so.

Cleanup

Each vendor is expected to clean his/her assigned spot at the end of each day and to keep it neat during the period that the market is open and to dump their trash in the dumpster behind the Village Center.  Developing and keeping a good community image is key.

Products

Items must be grown, gathered, produced and/or processed on Long Island, NY. Specific products may be deemed ineligible for sale by the Economic Development Council and/or the designated market manager(s) if they are not representative of items for sale at the Farmers Market. If there are questions regarding the sale of specific items please contact us and/or provide detailed information with your application.  Specific products may be granted an exception if produced off Long Island, if such product is unavailable from a Long Island producer, and product is still deemed to be “local” within NY state, or neighboring state.

Competition

We strive to have a wide variety of products at the market from as many vendors as possible. Every attempt will be made to separate competing vendors in the market given that enough space is available to do so.

Music and Marketing

In an effort to attract repeat and new customers to the market and make the Market experience more enjoyable for the vendors/shoppers, we will attempt to have musicians every Sunday, as well as various community outreach tents.  Each vendor to donate an item of your choice, which will be presented to the musician in a “thank you package” for their services, or may be used occasionally as a raffle incentive to encourage Farmer’s Market customers to participate in email blasts or advertising special events at the Market, etc.                                                           

Additional Regulations

All vendors are responsible to understand and comply with Department of Agriculture and Health Department rules and regulations regarding growing, handling, processing, sampling, and vending their products. Additionally, vendors are responsible for complying with any other applicable laws and regulations regarding their participation in the market.

 

Wednesdays 3:00 p.m. to Dusk, May 30th to August 29th, 2018

Located at the Jeanne Garant Harborfront Park at the Village Center.

The Port Jefferson Farmers Market is sponsored by the Port Jefferson Economic Development Council, and was created to pursue the following goals:

  • To expand the availability of foods that are fresh, full-flavored, unique, healthy, and nutritious to the Port Jefferson residential community
  • To promote the productivity and sale of locally-grown farm products
  • To contribute to the vitality of the Village of Port Jefferson
  • To provide the opportunity for consumers to interact directly with growers and other producers to learn about their products and build relationships
  • To give growers and producers of local agricultural commodities and other farm-related products direct marketing opportunities to our residents, visitors, and local businesses.
  • To enhance the quality of life in and around Port Jefferson Village by providing an activity which fosters community and social interaction.

 

    I expressly acknowledge that the permission granted hereunder is freely revocable by the Village and in view of such fact, I expressly assume the risk of making any expenditure in connection with this permission, even if such expenditures are substantial. Without limiting any indemnification obligations of myself or other waivers contained in this permission and as a material part of the consideration for this permission, I fully RELEASE, WAIVE AND DISCHARGE forever any and all claims, demands, rights, and causes of action against, and covenants not to sue, Village, its departments, commissions, officers, directors and employees, and all persons acting by, through or under each of them, under any present or future laws, statutes, or regulations, in the event that Village exercises its right to revoke or terminate this permission. I understand and agree that neither the VILLAGE OF PORT JEFFERSON nor any of its officers, agents, volunteers or employees shall be held responsible or made the subject of any claim for damages or liability arising from personal injury, property damage or loss of any sort to me, my guests, my customers, or any other person or loss of any other sort arising out of or related to participation in programs at Village Farmers Market. I HEREBY AGREE TO FULLY RELEASE, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS THE VILLAGE OF PORT JEFFERSON, ITS OFFICERS, AGENTS, VOLUNTEERS AND EMPLOYEES FROM ANY SUCH CLAIM, LIABILITY OR LOSS. I understand that I release and give permission for photos or depiction of my business and people to be used for Port Jefferson Farmers’ Market promotion purposes. I have read all of the above and agree to all of the terms and rules of this agreement, and hereby make application to become a vendor at the Port Jefferson Farmers’ Market for the year of 2017.
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