JOIN OUR MARKETS
Thank you for your interest in participating in a Community Foodworks farmers market! Community Foodworks is proud to offer our markets as a space for gathering community building across the DMV.
There are many options for participating in our farmers markets. Check out the list below, and click-through the learn more detail.
PRIME SEASON VENDOR :: For vendors interested in joining a particular market (or markets!) for the full season (30+ weeks)
POP UP VENDORS :: For those interested in joining us up to nine times across the season at any of our markets.
COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS :: For other nonprofit organizations who want to share their wonderful work in the community.
LOCAL BUSINESSES :: For local businesses who want to get the word out about their small, local businesses.
CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP :: For large regional or national businesses who want to sponsor a Community Foodworks market or program. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
STEP 1: DOES YOUR BUSINESS QUALIFY?
Community Foodworks farmers markets are designed to integrate sustainable, regionally produced food and goods into the urban community.
Community Foodworks welcomes the following businesses to apply to our markets:
Fruit and vegetable growers
Humane meat farmers
Dairy and cheese farmers
Bread / bakery / pastry
Local honey and bee products
Locally made value-added products (i/e, locally-roasted coffee)
Locally made prepared foods
We will not accept the following items at our markets:
Food items not grown and/or processed by the vendor
Products containing high-fructose corn syrup, artificial colors, artificial flavors, or trans-fats
Nationally distributed products
Overly processed and/or fried foods
Meat and dairy products treated with growth hormones such as rBGH
STEP 2: READ OUR POLICIES
The information below offers a quick guideline for becoming a CFW vendor. Once accepted, all vendors must adhere to their specific market guidelines. Vendors may apply (and are encouraged) to sell at more than one market.
Growers and must be within 200 miles of Washington D.C. Producers of added-value products must also meet this criteria.
CFW markets are producer-only: vendors may not resell products that were grown or made by others.
Preference will be given to farmers and growers who cultivate the land and raise livestock or harvest using sustainable practices that preserve the regional foodshed
We prioritize supporting small and / or family businesses and cooperatives.
STEP 3: SUBMIT AN APPLICATION OR INQUIRY:
Please complete and submit the form below if you are interested in vending at the market.
Fill out this form. Please allow at least 1-2 weeks before your first desired market date. Completing this form does not guarantee entry into market.