FAQ: Vendors

1. I am a vendor at a farmers’ markets that isn’t a member of FMNS. Can our market join FMNS?

We welcome new members to our cooperative but require potential members to meet our Membership Criteria. This criteria ensures that we stay true to our mandate of supporting authentic farmers’ markets. Take a look at our Membership Criteria and please do contact us!

2. I am a local producer. How can I sell my products at a local farmers’ market?

To book a table, please contact your local farmers’ market directly. To find out about farmers’ markets in your area, their size, hours of operation, and contact information, visit our farmers’ market directory. Many farmers’ markets are fully booked at certain times of the year or may have an excess of some products. Contact your preferred market well in advance to avoid disappointment.

3. How much does it cost to have a table at my local farmers’ market?

Each farmers’ market has a different pricing system depending on the number of services they provide (such as wash stations, electrical outlets, and storage) and the number of customers they attract. Contact those farmers’ markets that interest you directly to ask about pricing. Click here to find a farmers’ market.

4. I am a farmer/artisan from New Brunswick. Can I sell my products at farmers’ markets in Nova Scotia?

Most Nova Scotia farmers’ markets have strict criteria about where vendors’ products come from. Exceptions may be made in the case of extremely unique products. For more information you should contact your local farmers’ market directly. Click here to find a farmers’ market.

5. I would like to import and sell products from Africa to fundraise for schools there. Can I sell my products at farmers’ markets in Nova Scotia?

Most Nova Scotia farmers’ markets have strict criteria about reselling. Exceptions may be made in the case of extremely unique products or situations. For more information you should contact your local farmers’ market directly. Click here to find a farmers’ market.