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 starting August 1, 2017. We are looking for three types of vendors: Agricultural, Artisan Crafts, and Prepared Foods.

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. This is a lovely, spacious, well-lighted room. All vendors will be together in the gym.
  • 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, so we require vendors to participate.
  • 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 pay by Oct. 15, 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!
  • Try it once fee: $25. If you have NEVER been a vendor at the Winter Farmers Market and you want to try it one time, you may do that for $25. Apply online and Choose the “Try It Once” Vendor option. Your $25 fee can be applied to the season registration fee on THAT DAY only. You must pay the remaining $5 of the registration fee, and your next week’s booth fee.
  • 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.