SUSTAINABLE CAPE ON-SITE VENDOR SAFETY RULES
o Canopy weights on all tent legs and/or umbrella securely weighted or attached EACH DAY regardless of weather (as weather can change quickly).
o Booth set up with regard for public safety. Tables should not be loaded beyond capacity.
o All components of the booth are contained within the boundaries of the booth.
o Display set up so that people cannot trip over elements of your booth.
o Signage with the name and location of the business is clear and visible.
o All product PRICES are CLEARLY POSTED.
o Food is stored/displayed off the ground (6") or in impervious plastic tubs.
o If product is not produce, it should be wrapped or covered.
o All packaged food is labeled with name of the product, net weight, ingredients in descending order by weight, and name and address of producer (bulk foods must post a sign with this information OR a sign indicating that the info is available upon request).
o Potentially hazardous perishable foods, stored, displayed and offered for sale are packaged and refrigerated at or below 41 degrees F and vendor has a calibrated thermometer to gauge and demonstrate temperature.
o If using electricity, you have checked with us and gotten permission to use the outlet (so as not to set our SNAP machine or other into a non-functioning state! Any cords you plug in are covered and set up with regard for public safety by vendor (appropriate mats, no ability to trip on them, etc
o If anything a vendor sells or distributes produces trash, the vendor has a trashcan available for customer use and transports own trash at end of day off field.
o If vendor claims products are organic, OG certification is posted.
o No driving or cars on field during market hours of 8am - 12pm or when shoppers are on the premises.
Please Note: These are only some of the required safety rules from the Board of Health and Truro Farmers Market Handbook. This document does not take the place of the Board of Health Conditions for Farmers Market Food Vendors but has been made to assist you in keeping the market as safe as possible. This list has been created by Sustainable CAPE to make it easy for vendors to check for the safety of their booth. The safety of each vendor's booth is fully the vendor's responsibility - please check these guidelines each week. Thank you for your efforts!
I, the undersigned VENDOR, agree to abide by the Truro Farmers' Market On-Site Safety Rules and Regulations: