MARKET DAYS AND HOURS OF OPERATION
The Market shall operate from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm on each Saturday. All vendors must remain at the Market site until the 2:00 pm closing. A vendor may be excused prior to the end of the Market at the Market Manager's discretion, or in the case of illness or emergency. Vendors should give the Market Manager at least a one-week notice, when possible, of dates they will not be at the Market. It is important to notify the Market Manager of your adsence as soon as possible to make way for vendors waiting to participate.
Set-up, Clean-up, and Breakdown
Set-up starts no earlier than at 8:00 am and must be completed by 9:00 am. Spaces are to be left in the same condition as when rented. All vendors are required to have trash receptacle and remove trash and product items from the market location; leave your space clean. Breakdown starts at 2:00 pm.
All products must be sold, displayed, and stored from a surface above the ground. All vendors must utilize tables, shelves, cases, or other structures for these purposes. Vendors must clearly display the prices of each product, either on individual items, or on a sign.
Sales Tax Vendors are responsible for collecting and remitting their own sales tax.
PERMITTING AND REGULATIONS
Vendors are responsible for all permits required by state or local law. It is the vendor's responsibility to abide by all state, federal, and local regulations, special statutes, licenses, and ordinances which govern the production, labeling, sampling, public health, and safety of the products. Any vendor who does not comply will be dismissed from participating. Food vendors must follow regulations and requirements established by the Florida Department of Health.
Prohibited Items The following items are prohibited from sale or consumption at the Market:
- Alcoholic beverages
- Any illegal drugs
- Smoking in vendor area. A smoking only designated area is available.
Weather The Market may be closed due to weather, at the request of the President of Life Recaptured or in direct response to emergency advisories.
Fraud Prevention If a vendor is found to be engaging in fraudulent, illegal, or improper activity, it is grounds for removal and permanent dismissal from the Market, and such activity will be reported to the proper authorities including but not limited to local law enforcement and appropriate state and federal agencies. Such removal and dismissal shall be in writing and at the sole discretion of the Market Manager or their designated representative. Vendors shall be responsible for ensuring that they understand and have knowledge of all requirements and prohibited activities associated with their product areas. If there is any question of whether a sale or transaction would violate these programs, the vendor should contact the Market Manager or their designated representative for advice.
The final decision of whether an activity or suspected activity should result in an immediate or permanent expulsion shall be at the sole discretion of the Market Manager.