Prospective Vendors

Congratulations on taking the first steps to joining the Moscow Farmers Market! Whether this is your first time with a new business venture, you have a unique product to introduce, or you’re simply seeking a direct market opportunity to engage with the community, we are here for you every step of the way. 

The Moscow Farmers Market has two distinct categories of vendors: Agricultural Vendors and Non-Agricultural Vendors. To better facilitate the variety of requests our office receives throughout the year about Moscow Farmers Market participation, please use our Prospective Vendor Inquiry form. Upon submittal, a staff member will follow-up with your inquiry. To keep all Vendors in compliance with Market policies, our office does not accept new Vendors past April 1st. Inquiries that are received throughout the Market season will be added to the upcoming season roster for future correspondence.

All Prospective Vendors are encouraged to review the 2021 Moscow Farmers Market Handbook in advance to understand the culture and history of the Market and learn about the current policies and fees. 

If you have any questions, please contact farmersmarket@ci.moscow.id.us.

Requirements

Once your eligibility has been determined and confirmed, follow the steps below.

Agricultural Vendors

  1. February/March: Sign up for a Farmspread account and apply to the Moscow Farmers Market and applicable season. 
  2. April: Attend the mandatory Vendor Orientation.
  3. April-June: Staff and the Farmers Market Commission visit your operation.
  4. May-October: Moscow Farmers Market season. Navigate to the Current Vendors page for additional information. 

Non-Agricultural Vendors

  1. January-March: Create a free account with SubmittableSubmittable accounts are required to register for a Craft & Food Jury. View all Arts & Culture opportunities offered by the City of Moscow at our Submittable page, including Craft & Food Juries. Items needed with your registration:
    1. Vendor Statement
    2. Sourcing List
    3. Price/Menu List
    4. Prepared Food Vendors are also required to submit:
      1. A legible, proposed booth layout
      2. Completed Food Risk Assessment Form or copy of current Food Establishment Permit license
      3. Examples of packaging for unsealed/open food items. Styrofoam is not permitted. 
  2. February-March: Attend the applicable Craft & Food Jury. Pending qualifying score and product approval, sign up for a Farmspread account and apply to the Moscow Farmers Market and the applicable season. 
  3. April: Attend the mandatory Vendor Orientation.
  4. May-October: Moscow Farmers Market season. Navigate to the Current Vendors page for additional information.

2022 Craft & Food Juries

All Craft & Food Juries will be held in the Great Room of the 1912 Center, 412 E. Third Street, Moscow, ID 83843. 

Wed., Mar. 2 

  • 9:00 a.m. – Participants may begin set-up
  • 9:50 a.m. – Participants must leave the jury area
  • 10:00 a.m. – Judging commences
  • 11:45 a.m. – Participants may return to pick-up products
  • 12:30 p.m. – Jury ends. Failure to pick-up products results in a zero score. Management discards any products left behind.

Mon., Mar. 7

  • 3:00 p.m. – Participants may begin set-up
  • 3:50 p.m. – Participants must leave the jury area
  • 4:00 p.m. – Judging commences
  • 5:45 p.m. – Participants may return to pick-up products
  • 6:30 p.m. – Jury ends. Failure to pick-up products results in a zero score. Management discards any products left behind.

Wed., Mar. 9

  • 9:00 a.m. – Participants may begin set-up
  • 9:50 a.m. – Participants must leave the jury area
  • 10:00 a.m. – Judging commences
  • 11:45 a.m. – Participants may return to pick-up products
  • 12:30 p.m. – Jury ends. Failure to pick-up products results in a zero score. Management discards any products left behind.