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Welcome prospective and returning Farmers & Makers Market vendors! 


At the Farmers & Makers Markets we're committed to supporting our vendors on their road to success. On this page you'll find links to essential information and resources for vendors, whether you're considering signing up for your very first market, or are a seasoned vendor. 


2024 Farmers & Makers Markets Vendor Handbook Everything you need to know about vending at our markets, including vendor rules and requirements, market policies, market day operations and more. 

Insurance Requirements for Vendors at the Farmers & Makers Markets

Information Sheet: How to Be a Farmers Market Vendor from Alberta Agriculture and Forestry

(Benefits, costs, considerations, regulations, etc.)

Farmers Market Merchandising Video Series A series of inspiring & educational marketing and merchandising videos for all farmers' market vendors, including everything from branding, booth set-up and presentation, to creating an experience. From Alberta Agriculture, featuring Jennifer Berkenbosch of Sundog Organic Farm.

Product Claims Information for vendors regarding requirements to make product claims such as Organic, nutritional/health benefits or therapeutic effects either in print or verbally.

Quicklist of Market Day Guidelines for Vendors


Food Safety Requirements and Information for Farmers Markets  What foods can be vended at Alberta Approved Farmers Markets, requirements and responsibilities for vendors and market operators, from Alberta Health Services

Food Safety Training & Certification (Alberta Food Safety Basics For Farmers Markets, under online courses - free)

Minimum requirement for all our food vendors.

Temporary Handwash Station Set-Up required for every food/beverage vendor at our markets - other than vendors selling only whole fruits and vegetables, or those selling only prepackaged foods and prepackaged samples. 

Food Safety Checklist for Vendors Market Start-up (before opening day)

Food Safety Checklist for Vendors - Weekly


Canadian Food Inspection Agency Online Labelling Tool 

Infographic: Basic Food Labelling Requirements for Farmers Market Vendors

Textiles and Cosmetics Labelling Requirements

more coming soon!

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