About

Winter Farmers Market, Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Fresh winter produce, artisan breads and pastries, locally raised tilapia and Logo of The Winter Farmers Market by Grow Oak Ridgehydroponic lettuce, handmade soaps, lotions and crafts, and even bright red tomatoes! These are just some of the products we’ll have at the Winter Farmers Market in Oak Ridge.

When: Saturdays 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: St. Mary’s School Gym, 323 Vermont Ave., Oak Ridge TN.

Months: Open December | January | February (closed Dec. 23 & 30) 

APPLY TO BE A VENDOR – Vendors, there’s still time to get your application in before the Winter Farmers Market season! You must make, bake or grow what you sell.

BUSINESS SPONSORS – The Winter Farmers Market welcomes business sponsors who fit into the framework of a healthy local economy. Read More.

Win 20 Market Dollars on Opening Day! 

market tokens and eggs
ENTER to win 20 Market Dollars on Opening Day, Dec. 2, 2017!
Logo of the SNAP Program
Our Fresh Savings Program DOUBLES your SNAP dollars up to $20 for fresh fruits and veggies! Ask the Welcome Desk for details.

FREE KIDS CLUB 

Bring your child to the Winter Farmers Market’s FREE Kids Club, 10 a.m. to noon, Saturdays during market season for a little FUN. Market Calendar.

Become a Vendor

Do you make it, bake it, or grow it?

Grow Oak Ridge is looking for high quality vendors who make, bake or grow what they sell, within a 150-mile radius of Oak Ridge.

  1. Please read our Vendor Handbook before applying. 
  2. Apply HERE online . We are looking for three types of vendors: Agricultural, Artisan Crafts, and Prepared Foods.
  3. We follow the Tennessee Farmers Market Compliance Guide. Do you sell regulated products (meat, eggs, dairy, etc.)? Please read it!

As a vendor, you will receive:

  • Assigned 10X10 foot spaces, in the gym at St. Mary’s School, Oak Ridge, 323 Vermont Ave., Oak Ridge.
  • Dedicated Market Manager, who is not a vendor.
  • Low weekly flat fee, no commission fee.
  • Market-wide “Market Money” token program for customers with Debit/Credit/EBT cards, helping you sell more. This is FREE for vendors, and you will be reimbursed.
  • Thorough advertising of the market with weekly email, social media, newspaper ads. “Booth Booster” ads will be available for $5/week, if you would like extra marketing.

FEES

  • Registration fee, $20 if you APPLY by Oct. 2, 2017 (and pay by Oct. 16, 2017). After that, it rises to $30.
  • Weekly 10×10 booth fees:  $10 for farmers; $15 for artisan craft vendors; $20 for prepared food vendors. Each indoor spot is 10×10. Extra spaces are $5 each. There is room for up to two food trucks per week outside.
  • Whole Season Discount – Pay for 10 weeks and get the 11th for free.
  • $5 Booth Booster Fee – (optional) Let us advertise you in the weekly email!
  • All fees are non-refundable, for any reason. However, If you notify us at least ONE WEEK in advance, you may transfer a previously paid fee to another date.   Absent vendors who do not give one week’s notice will not have their fees transferred or refunded. No exceptions.
  • Do I have to attend every market?  No, just select the dates you want in your application. You may change them by emailing us one week in advance.