JCFM charges an annual membership fee of $10. In addition, JCFM charges a $8 booth fee for each market day during the summer and a $10 booth fee for each market day during the winter.
Yes, we do have a few tables and tents for rent, on a first come first serve basis. Arrangements are to be made with the market manager before Saturday morning.
JCFM does NOT require you to have insurance to sell at the farmers market. However, JCFM encourages vendors to obtain an insurance policy appropriate for their business.
Tennessee Domestic Kitchen Laws allow individuals to sell foods considered non-potentially hazardous. Such as Baked goods that do NOT require refrigeration, jams, jellies, preserves, candy, and dried spices. All foods packaged in a home kitchen MUST be labeled according to Tennessee law. see SP 799 Changes to the Domestic Kitchen Laws Regulating Tennessee's Cottage Food Industry
UT Extension publication W646 "A GUIDE FOR FARM TO CONSUMER EGG SALES IN TENNESSEE" offers a starting point in understanding the requirements for selling egg in Tennessee.
Johnson County Farmers Market does have safety guidelines in place for market participation for our customers and vendors.These guidelines are placed in front of each booth during market hours and ask everyone to keep the recommended distance. We also offer a hand-washing station at the entrance of the market.
Here at Johnson County Farmers Market we allow the customer and vendor to make the decision on whether to wear a mask or not. We respect our customers and vendors and understand their concerns. JCFM does not require the use of a mask in our current Covid-19 guidelines but recommend the use of one.
We respect our vendors rights and personal health privacy and to make their own choice in this matter. And honor the HIPAA privacy rule about one's personal health.