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					                                                Waverly Farmers Market
                                                   “Supporting local for the good of all.”




Dear Prospective Vendor:

Thank you for expressing interest in the “Waverly Farmers Market.” Our Market is sponsored by
the Village of Waverly with leadership provided by Cornell Cooperative Extension Tioga
County and community members.

The Market will be open from 4:00 to 7:00 PM on Thursdays beginning June 23nd and continuing
until October 13th, 2011. The Market will be located in beautiful Muldoon Park.

Muldoon Park is easily accessible off of Route 17 (future 86) from either exit 60 or 61.
Directions from Exit 61: Take left at the end of the off ramp. At the four way stop, turn left
onto Broad Street. Travel approximately one mile and turn right on to Pennsylvania Avenue. Go
two blocks and turn left onto Park Avenue. The park is on the left side.
Directions from Exit 60: Take a left at the end of the off ramp. Cross over Route 17 and take a
right at the T onto Chemung Street / 17C. Travel approximately one mile and turn right onto
Pennsylvania Ave. Go one block and turn right onto Park Avenue. The park is on the left.
Directions from North: Take SR 34 South. Turn right on Chemung Street / 17C. Travel
approximately ½ mile and turn left on Pennsylvania Ave. Go one block and turn right onto Park
Avenue. The park is on the left.
Directions from South: Take Route 220 North and follow directions from Exit 60, above.

The Market fee for a standard 10’x10’ space is $50 for the full season or $5 per week. Payment
is expected in full before the market day and/or season. All vendors must complete the attached
application before getting approval to join the market. Additional applications and information
are posted on the CCE Tioga website at counties.cce.cornell.edu/tioga or www.waverlyny.org.
Questions? Call Andy at 687-4020 ext. 312 or Todd at 565-2685.

Sincerely,

Andy Fagan and Todd Williams, Market Managers
2011 Waverly Farmers Market
"Supporting Local for the Good of All"

Sponsor: Village of Waverly
Location: Muldoon Park, Waverly, NY (between Pennsylvania and Park Avenues)
Date/Time: Thursday evenings, 4:00 to 7:00 PM, June 23nd until October 13th, 2011
Contact: Andy Fagan, 687-4020; agf1@cornell.edu or Todd Williams, 565-2685;
todd@waverlyny.org

Vendors: The Waverly Farmers Market* is open to area Farmers, Gardeners, and Craftspeople
who grow and/or produce their products locally, or their representative. (*Referred to as the
Market below.)

Fees: The Market fee for a standard 10'x10' space is $50 for the full season OR $5 per week.
Make checks payable to “CCE Tioga – Waverly Farmers Market.” There will be a $25 charge
for bounced checks.

Market Rules and Regulations

   1. Eligibility
          a. The market is open to Vendors located in Tioga County, NY and any of the
              adjacent NY counties (Chemung, Schuyler, Tompkins, Cortland, Broome) and
              Bradford County, PA.
          b. All vendors must complete a Vendor application and receive approval to be part
              of the market at least one week prior to joining the market. Vendors must receive
              approval for any additional items sold that are not listed on their accepted
              application.
          c. At least 50% of the produce sold by farm vendors must be grown on land owned
              or rented by the farm vendor and 100% of all products sold by all vendors must be
              made within New York or Pennsylvania. Farm vendors selling outside produce
              must be able to verify its origin.
          d. Farm vendors must complete a "Farmer Crop Plan" in order to be eligible to
              accept NYS Farmer's Market Nutrition Program coupons. For assistance, please
              contact Molly Shaw, Regional Fruit and Vegetable Specialist at 687-4020.
          e. Vendors who would like to offer products from another farm or craft business at
              the market can do so. A Vendor Application and additional market fee will be
              required if the percentage of items offered at the market from another farm or
              craft business exceeds 20%.
          f. Vendors must follow all required federal, state, and local laws. Health permits for
              prepared foods must be obtained from the Tioga County Health Department. All
              licenses, seals, permits, sales tax information, product liability, and other
              requirements for sale of any items are the responsibility of the vendor. Required
              information must be posted and/or on hand.
          g. Vendors agree to abide by the Market Rules and Regulations.
2. At the Market
       a. The Market will be open rain or shine. If the Market must close for more than two
          hours due to inclement weather, the Market Manager will reimburse the weekly
          market fee.
       b. Vendors must pay the season or weekly fee prior to setting up and may set up no
          earlier than ½ hr before the market time. Vendors will set up in their designated
          area only. Vendors will stay to the end of the market time unless excused by the
          Market Manager.
       c. Each Vendor agrees to make his/her stand and products offered for sale as
          attractive as possible. In addition, he/she agrees to keep his/her stand free of
          tripping and other hazards.
       d. Vendors will exhibit courtesy and cooperation to other vendors, patrons, and
          visitors to the market, as well as the Market Manager.
       e. Vendors may drive their vehicles into the park for setting up and taking down
          their displays. No vehicles are allowed in the park during the market hours of 4 to
          7 PM.

3. Signage
      a. Each Vendor should post an easily legible sign giving the name and address of the
          vendor and the "farm" name or business’ names, where appropriate. Emphasizing
          locally grown products and locally made products is important for the image of
          the market.
      b. Each Vendor agrees to price products plainly and legibly during market hours and
          to not unfairly price items in order to undercut a fellow vendor.
      c. Products not grown/made by the Vendor must be indicated with the
          farm/craftsperson of origin on their sign.

4. Takedown
      a. Each Vendor will keep his/her market space free from refuse during market hours.
         Each Vendor agrees to clean his/her space after each market, leaving the area in
         the same condition (or better) as found prior to set up.

5. Market Committee
      a. The Market Committee (represented by the Market Manager or his designee)
         reserves the right to cancel the privileges of any Vendor who violates the rules
         and regulations governing the market.
      b. Advertising for the market will be the responsibility of the Market Committee.
         Vendors choosing to advertise the Market in their advertising may do so, but are
         asked to provide a copy to the Market Manager.
      c. The Vendor and his/her designee at the Market shall indemnify and hold harmless
         the Market Committee, the Village of Waverly, or Cornell Cooperative Extension
         Tioga County and their representatives from and against any claims, demands,
         causes of action or liability for injury to any person, including death, that results
         from the negligent acts or omissions of the vendor, its employees, volunteers or
         agents during set up, operation, and/or tear down of the Market.
2011 Waverly Village and Farm Market Vendor Application
Who is eligible to apply? The Waverly Farmers Market is open to area Farmers, Gardeners, and
Craftspeople who grow and/or produce their products locally. The market is open to Vendors
located in Tioga County, NY and any of the following adjacent NY counties (Chemung,
Schuyler, Tompkins, Cortland, and Broome) and Bradford County, Pa.

Are there market rules to follow? Yes. All Vendors must read and agree to the Market Rules
and Regulations (see attached.)

What products can be sold? Only the following items can be sold or displayed at the Waverly
Farmers Market: fruits; vegetables; honey; cider (must be pasteurized); maple syrup; eggs; baked
goods; handmade arts and crafts; fine art; wood products; plants; meats; fish; cheese or home
canned goods.

Business information: Please fill out this section legibly.

Name : ____________________________________________________
Farm / Business Name:_______________________________________
Mailing address: ____________________________________________
City :_______________________ State: ____________ Zip: ________
Telephone: ____________________Cell phone: ___________________
E-mail address: ______________________________________________

1. What type of products do you plan to sell at the market? produce or crafts or other


2. Please list all items that you plan to sell:




Vendor Attestation:
I , ____________________________, have read and agree to the Market Rules and Regulations.
        Your name

                                                     ________________________            ______
                                                     Signature                           Date

Submit application to:
Andrew Fagan
Cornell Cooperative Extension, Tioga County
56 Main Street, Owego, NY 13827

				
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