Calling all entrepreneurs!
The Corcoran Neighborhood Organization (CNO) announces the Midtown Farmers Market Try It! Program.
This program offers an opportunity for entrepreneurs to try out farmers market vending on 1-2 Saturdays with limited investment. We'll help lower the entry barrier so you can bring your product to the market. CNO will pay for vendor fees, tent, table, and program sign - valued at $1,000! Vendors will be responsible for providing any other needed equipment and any required insurance or permits.
Eligible businesses include small businesses with eligible products and limited past experience at a farmers market. Eligible products include: Arts, Crafts, Clothing, Food products qualifying under the MN Cottage Food Law, Fresh Produce; Annual and Perennial Plants, Rootstock, Shrubs, and Trees; Other Farm Products honey, eggs, meat, flowers, and other goods that would qualify under the Minneapolis Farmers Licensing Exemption; Immediately Consumable Foods; Other Prepared Foods; Services
To apply, please review the Program Guidelines and complete and submit the Try It! application. Applications will be processed in batches on a space-available basis. Get yours in before the season fills up!
- Round 1 application deadline: March 30th
- Round 2 application deadline: April 13th
- Round 3 application deadline: April 27th
- Round 4 application deadline: May 11th
If you have questions, please contact the Try It! Program at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brought to you by Corcoran Neighborhood Organization Economic Development Committee.