Policies

Below are the 2018 Carvel Station Farmers’ Market Policies. If you would like a printed version, please ask the Market Manager.

Please read these terms and conditions carefully. Carvel Station Farmers’ Market strives to create a positive shopping experience for both vendors and customers.

Markets are on Thursdays from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, May 10 through August 30, 2018.

Market contact is: Lillian (780) 554-0240 or Stephanie (780) 499-1112.

Terms and Conditions:

• The Carvel Station Market encourages a spirit of cooperative participation of vendors. To ensure a successful event for all, vendors are expected to help advertise Market events through websites, Facebook pages, Twitter, word-of-mouth, flyer distribution and whatever avenues are available, as we will also post your vendor information to promote and encourage success for the market.

• Remember having a polished presentation is the key to a successful sale. Be sure to set your table and display to showcase your wares to the maximum.

• For Weekly Vendors within the Make/Bake/Grow category, table fees are $12 per week per table. Vendors who pay for their season in full by May 10, 2018 will be guaranteed the same location weekly.

• For Make/Bake/Grow Alternating Week & Selected Dates Vendors, table fees are $12 per week per table. Vendors in the Other or “Commercial” category are $15 per table per week. Vendors who pay for their season in full on or before May 10, 2018 will be guaranteed the same location weekly.

• No Refunds – Event will happen rain or shine.

• Cancellation Policy: Please provide at least 24 hours notice of cancellation. Payment will not be refunded. No-show vendors will be cancelled and no refund issued.

• The CSFM will be following the Alberta-approved farmer’s market vendor guidelines of 80% Alberta Made, Grown or Baked and 20% other.

• Booths are rented on a first come, first serve basis. We reserve the right to limit the number of vendors in a particular category (i.e. jewelry) to ensure a good overall variety of products.

• The CSFM Coordinators may choose to deny a vendor for any reason including inappropriateness of products and duplication of categories.

• Setup begins at 3:30 pm and must be completed by 4:45 pm. Tear-down will begin at 8:00 pm. No early tear-downs. On occasion, vendors will be asked to assist in putting tables away depending on hall usage.

• Booths will be located indoors and outdoors.

• Food vendors selling must have proof of insurance, either a commercial policy or extended homeowners coverage. Other vendors are encouraged to obtain insurance coverage.

• All health regulations apply for food and concession vendors. Health certificates must be displayed.

• Electrical access is very limited and will be approved on a first come, first serve basis.

• Tables sizes are 6 ft or 8 ft. Requests for a particular size will be honoured on a first come, first serve basis. Participants are welcome to bring their own display units, tables etc. Outdoor vendors are encouraged to bring a shelter as none are available for use at the facility. Indoor space will be limited to 8 ft table and surrounding space. Outdoor space will be limited to 10 ft x 10 ft.

• Participants are responsible for the set-up and clean up of their table/booths. Participants cannot impair others’ table/booths (i.e. sign or display blockage). Vendors will not be allowed to move table/booth locations once a location has been assigned.

• Vendors keep all profits from their booths.

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