Will you have helpers/employees at your vendor table?
For insurance purposes, each individual vending at the market must become a member of the Yellowknife Farmers Market. This includes helpers, employees, family members, etc. Vendor Memberships are $20 annually per individual. Memberships are valid from April 1st, 2017 to March 31st, 2018. Please note vendors are NOT permitted to share a vendor table. This is considered another vendor, and you each must purchase and operate your own vendor stall.
Do you have Farmers Market experience?
Please tell us if you have any Farmers Market experience. This does not just have to be the Yellowknife Farmers Market, and does not include events like Christmas Craft Fairs, etc.
If yes, please detail your Farmers Market experience.
If you have had Farmers Market experience, please provide details, such as where, and how many weeks/months/years, and in what capacity.
Please select your Vendor Package.
Full Season Vendor - 16 Weeks: $450
Half Season Vendor - 8 Weeks: $275
Quarter Season Vendor - 4 Weeks: $175
This section is for you to indicate which products you would like to sell at the Market. Please choose one or more Product Category. Please note, this section is for tracking and promotional purposes. There is a section directly below where details MUST be given regarding your product(s) for the selection committee review.
Agricultural / Wild Havested
Agricultural/Wild Harvested: are grown, foraged, harvested or produced by the vendor and include, but are not limited to: fruits, vegetables, fresh and dried herbs, plants, shrubs, trees, flowers, honey, syrup, wild meat, fish, eggs, etc.
Agricultural / Wild Harvested
Processed Product: are produced by the vendor (using local ingredients where possible) and include, but are not limited to pre-packaged meals, preserves, sauces, vinegar, dried soup and other mixes, processed meat, cheese, etc. Select all that apply:
Baked Goods / Confectionaries
Baked Goods /Confectionaries: are products which are made by the vendor that include, but are not limited to: breads, muffins, cookies, pies, cakes, cupcakes, pastries, frozen treats, candy, fudge etc.
Baked Goods / Confectionaries
Artisanal Items: must be made by the vendor using their own skill, artistry, and training to produce a new, unique and original product that include, but are not limited to: jewelry, clothing, pottery, hanging art, soaps, bags, ect.
Please be as detailed as possible as this will help the selection committee evaluate your application.
What do you plan to sell at the Yellowknife Farmers Market?
Please list all products you plan to sell at the 2017 Farmers Market. Once your application and products are approved, changes can only be made with approval of the Selection Committee. Be specific; indicate gluten/allergen/vegan friendly. Tell us how your product is of high quality, how it is unique, and why it should be sold at the Yellowknife Farmers Market. If selling a variety of products, try to give us an idea of what percentage of each product will be available.
Will any of the products you sell include locally harvested or produced ingredients or items?
This includes, but is not limited to vegetables, berries, herbs, fruits, wood, eggs, antlers, rocks, animal hair, etc locally sourced from the NWT
If yes, please explain.
What type of locally harvested or locally produced products will you be using? Approximately what percentage of your content will be from the NWT? Again, be detailed as this will help the selection committee evaluate your application.
Will you have products which are sold exclusively at the Yellowknife Farmers Market?
We want to make the Yellowknife Farmer’s Market a unique experience for our patrons, and as such, we encourage vendors to develop a market-specific product to offer to our vendors. This can include something as simple as a specific flavour, scent, or design for your product which you are NOT selling in any venue other than the Yellowknife Farmers Market.
If yes, please explain.
Please provide a description of the product(s) you will be selling exclusively at the Yellowknife Farmers Market. This can include something as simple as a specific flavour, scent, or design for your product, but can also include an entire product line which you do not offer anywhere else. Approximately what percentage of your product will be sold exclusively at the Yellowknife Farmers Market. Again, be detailed as this will help the selection committee evaluate your application.
Do you require power?
An additional $10 per week will be charged for power. ($160 permanent, $80 Half, and $40 Quarter), and will be in addition to the vendor fees.
For Quarter and Half Season Vendors, please select your requested dates.
If you foresee any issues being able to comply with the above requirement, please provide an explanation below, and the selection committee will work with you to create a solution if possible.
Food Safety Agreement
I understand and agree to comply with the Yellowknife Farmers Market food safety procedures by ensuring that I communicate, with the GNWT Environmental Health Officer, to get final approval for the product(s) I will be selling. I also understand that if I am approved to sell the product(s) I registered, I agree to comply with the instructions/changes given by the GNWT Environmental Health Officer, and am aware that I will need to produce the letter provided by the GNWT Environmental Health Officer prior to the first market date of June 6th, 2017. I understand that there will be random checks throughout the market season, and if I do not meet the food safety requirements, I may be asked to shut down until I comply with the request(s) from the GNWT Environmental Health Officer. If this box is not checked, your submission may be rejected.
Please provide a short summary between 100 to 150 words on yourself/business, and the product(s) you will be offering to our Yellowknife Farmers Market patrons. This will be used for promotional purposes throughout the market season. Your biography should state the name of your business and include a description of the product(s) sold, any unique properties of your product(s), and reason(s) why you sell your product at the Yellowknife Farmers Market. Submission of a Biography is a mandatory requirement to be considered for the 2017 Yellowknife Farmers Market season. NOTE: Your submission may be adjusted to maintain uniformity.