PLEASE have all required documents completed and available prior to submitting this form. All documents and information are available here.
Please send all required documents with this form, and mail checks payable to Rifle Farmers Market to:
Rifle Farmers Market
PO Box 424
Rifle, CO 81650
- This market application form, filled out and signed
- Signed EBT-Debit agreement
- Signed Expectations of Vendors
- Copy of 2019 City of Rifle Sales Tax License
- Copy of food license (for relevant vendors)
And two SEPARATE checks
- Site fee check (Amount based on application date)
- $100 deposit check (to be deposited in the market’s account and re-issued to the vendor by October 31st in the absence of any policy violations for 2018)
Complete and return application by 5pm June 1, 2019 for regular booth fee ($125 Standard / $25 Non-Profit). Applications received after that date will cost $135.
Grower Eligibility Requirements:
All fresh produce and agricultural products must be Colorado-grown, and not purchased from a retailer.
Artisan Eligibility Requirements:
All arts must maintain the sense of an outdoor market (nothing mass produced). Vendors will be juried to maintain the highest quality and limit duplication of product.
Hot Food Requirements:
Food must be prepared in a commercial State Health Department approved kitchen and then reheated to serve at the market or sold in preserved form. Vendor setup must include a hand washing station. Each vendor must have an application to Conduct a Special Event Food Facility and Food Booth worksheet in addition to a Temporary/Special event Retail Food Service License available from Garfield County Public Health Department before participating in the market.
Colorado Cottage Foods Act Certain:
Non-Potentially Hazardous foods do not require a State approved commercial kitchen. These include spices, teas, dehydrated produce, nuts, seed, honey, jams, jellies, baked goods, and eggs. A food safety course is required. For more information and complete food list contact Colorado Dept. of Public Health and Environment. http://cottagefoods.org/laws/usa/colorado/
Credit Card Sales:
The market will be offering wooden tokens for credit card sales . All vendors are required to accept the black $10 tokens and give appropriate change. Vendors will be reimbursed by the Market the following week. Please read the EBT-Debit agreement form on our website for more details.
The market will be using wooden tokens for individuals with SNAP/EBT cards (formerly known as food stamps.) These red $1 tokens can only be accepted by certain vendors in exchange for non-hot food items, and change cannot be given. Please read the EBT-Debit agreement form on our website for more details.
Vendor Setup and Breakdown:
It is expected and required that all vendors are open from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Late setup or early breakdown could result in loss of deposit.
WE DO NOT CANCEL FOR RAIN. IF THERE IS A CHANGE IN THE MARKET SCHEDULE, WE WILL CONTACT YOU.
This is a NON-SMOKING EVENT. Please leave your pets at home.
Direct Sales Booths:
Limited space available for direct sale booths. First come first serve basis.
Nonprofits receive a reduced fee of $25, along with the $100 deposit. No religious or political affiliations.