The 2022 Farmer’s Market will be located at Lee Street Park in downtown Jonesboro each Saturday (8 AM to Noon) from May 7th through the end of the Season.
Vendors may sell locally grown produce, fresh cut flowers, organic produce, baked goods, canned goods, jellies, herbs, flowers and craft items. All farmers and vendors interested in selling their produced items should complete the enclosed application to receive a 2022 Farmer’s Market Vendor Permit.
** Paperwork MUST be received a minimum of five days prior to the Farmer’s Market event you plan to vend. ** ***
Once paperwork is submitted, and your application has been approved, you will be notified. Please keep a copy for your records. The permitting process will ensure an opportunity to vend at the market during the 2022 season. Transfer of vendor permit is not permissible.
Those with a permit may park on a first come, first serve basis, in the parking lot next to the Park in downtown Jonesboro across from the Perry Center. Vendors may set up at 8:00am on Saturday for the start of the market at 9:00am.
No alcohol or firearms are allowed at the Farmers Market. All equipment, food, decorations, et cetera must be brought in and removed the same day of market. Vendors shall conduct themselves in a responsible, friendly manner, refraining from obscenity, yelling, or other discourteous behavior.
By participating in the Jonesboro Farmer’s Market, vendors authorize any random inspection of the property where the items mentioned on application are produced. Should items being sold at the market NOT be found at the property listed on application, proof must be
provided that the items were grown and purchased from a local Georgia farmer. It is the responsibility of the vendor to obtain all necessary permits and licenses needed to sell at the market.
The City of Jonesboro accepts no responsibility for lost or stolen items left on the premises or from accident or injury due to negligence
of you, your group, or your vendors during the event. Furthermore, the City of Jonesboro reserves the right to prohibit anyone from selling at the market that is not in compliance with the rules and regulations set forth in this application.
*Note: The market requires vendors to be in compliance with all applicable State and Federal regulations regarding products sold, including the labeling of all non-regulated items. Licenses/certifications are required for the sale of regulated products such as live plants, eggs, meat products, dairy products, products sold as “organic”, and low acid foods (canned vegetables, pickles, salsas, etc.). For questions regarding licenses/certifications to sell regulated products in Georgia, contact the Georgia Department of Agriculture at 404-656-3627. Vendors who want to sell these regulated items are required to submit a copy of their licenses/certifications with the Farmer’s Market application. These products cannot be legally sold in the State of Georgia without the proper certifications.
Products exempt from the Georgia Food Act, which are not governed by additional State or Federal laws and regulations include: fresh produce, jams, jellies, and honey.