Farmers Market

SB YMCA Farmers Market Rules and Regulations:

* Please review the SB YMCA Farmers Market Rules and Regulations. You MUST obtain all necessary permits/certifications before applying to ensure you are in compliance with all federal, state, county and city rules that apply to your products.

Hours and Location

The market will run from Spring to Fall (first Thursday in April to the last Thursday in October) from 3 – 6:30pm. The location is at the River Region Credit Union Pavilion at the corner of Broadway and Henry Clay Blvd.

400 East Broadway, Ashland, MO 65010

Vendor Fees

Daily: $15
Monthly: $50
Season membership (April – October): $300

1. Venmo @SBYMCA – please include “vendor fee” in the detail section.

2. Pay YMCA employee at market site

Vendor Space and Set Up

Set up can begin an hour before market opens. Vendors are responsible for their own tables and accessories. There are not assigned spaces for vendors, but this is subject to change as we grow. Each vendor is allowed to use the space between columns and face the center. If you need more space, you can purchase an additional vendor space.

Customers will be walking in through the South entrance. Vendors will be required to sign in via the sign-up sheet. This helps us know if we are able to accept new vendors as space allows.

Additional Vendor Information

  • The River Region Credit Union pavilion is providing vendor space for items to be sold. It is up the vendor to obtain all necessary permits/certifications. Please click here to review guidelines for Farmers Market from Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services Division of Environmental Health
  • The SB YMCA Farmers Market encourages vendors to sell products that they grow or make to offer the highest quality of local and hand-crafted products to the community.
  • Each vendor sets their own prices.
  • Vendor signage must be secured and not obstructing the view of another vendor’s booth or impose ahazard by extending into the public walk area.
  • Vendors are responsible for keeping their booth(s) and parking space(s) clean during and after themarket closes. There is a trash can onsite. Those who do not clean up their space at the end of the market will be subject to additional fees. Any damage to the space must be repaired at the vendor’s expense.
  • Vehicles, trailers, etc. cannot obstruct the entrance, exit or parking for the bank or main roadway.
  • During regular business hours, vendors are allowed to use River Region Credit Union bathroom as needed
  • Grievances must be brought to the attention of the SB YMCA Farmers Market Coordinator and/or SB YMCA Director.
  • Disciplinary Action – Vendors in violation of any rules or regulations may receive one (1) verbal warning per season. If a second (2) violation occurs, then the vendor will receive a written warning. If a third (3) violation occurs, the vendor is subject to expulsion from the market.
  • Inappropriate language or behavior, profanity, harassment, or abuse by a vendor toward another vendor, customer, River Region Credit Union or YMCA employee is grounds for immediate and permanent expulsion from the market.

Promotion and Advertisement

Social media, newspaper, yard signage and digital signage will be our sources for advertising. Vendors are encouraged to post on the “community” tab on the Southern Boone Area YMCA Farmers Market Facebook Page (@sbymcafarmersmarket). If your items vary week to week, you can also email, message or text the SB YMCA Farmers Market Coordinator by 8pm Wednesday with item information and/or pictures to include in the weekly promo.

Weather

Due to covered space, the market will no longer close because of inclement weather. It is up to the vendor if they would like to continue with set up. In the event of severe weather, the market will close and vendors will be asked to seek shelter inside River Region Credit Union.

Please click here for a Farmers Market application.