Goldston Growers’ Market 2013 Rules & Information
Goldston Growers’ Market will be located along the 400 block of Bellevue Street between Colonial Ave.and W. Goldbar Ave., parallel to the railroad tracks. You can’t miss us! Customers may park on the street or in the gravel parking lot off Colonial Ave.The market will open on May 15th from 3:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. and then operate each Wednesday through September.
1. Vendors space rent is $5.00 a space, due the day of the market.
This includes parking.
2. Vendors must reside and produce the items they sell within a 100-mile radius of Goldston.
3. Vendors (or representatives of members) must be the original producers of all items being sold. Nobuying or reselling of produce or other products is allowed.
4. Vendors must have an application approved at least one week before they plan to begin selling at themarket. Applications will be processed within a week of receipt.
5. Representatives of the Goldston Growers’ Market have the right to visit the farm/business beforeapplication is approved and/or during the selling season.
6. Prices must be posted for all items.
7. Products that can be sold are:• Vegetables grown from seeds, sets, or seedlings• Fruits, nuts, or berries grown on land owned or leased by the seller• Plants grown by the seller from seed, seedling, transplant or cutting• Bulbs propagated by the seller• Eggs produced from the seller's hens• Meats from animals raised by the seller• Products from animals raised by the seller• Honey produced from the seller's bees• Cut or dried flowers grown by the seller• Firewood cut by the seller• Straw baled by the seller• Preserves, pickles, relishes, jams and jellies made by the seller• Baked goods baked by the seller• Wine or beer produced by licensed sellers• Other items may be approved by market representatives
8. No low-acid canned foods such as green beans, corn, peas, carrots, etc., may be sold. In addition, nocanned tomato products may be sold.
9. All products produced under certification such as organic, licensed meat, poultry, or dairy products orproducts requiring inspection, such as baked goods or preserves must display certification or licenseand have a copy on file with the Market Manager. Baked goods must follow federal, state, and localhealth regulations.
10. Vendors interested in a space to sell products (other than listed under Rule # 8) for local fundraisingevents or non-profit organizations may apply for a vendor space. Acceptance is at the discretion ofthe market representatives.
11. No live animals may be sold or given away at the market.
12. Anyone using scales must have them approved by NCDA.
13. The seller is responsible for cleaning up around his/her vehicle and maintaining safety in that area.
14. All market vendors must conduct themselves in a professional manner.