MEMBER FAQ

MEMBER FAQ

Below are some Frequently Asked Questions that we receive from potential Members :

Q: What does PFM stand for?
A: Acronym for Purcellville Farmers’ Market.

Q: What are the markets hours?
A: Our market goes year round on Saturdays, 9:00am to 1:00pm.

Q: What type of products are allowed at the PFM?
A: The PFM is open to Local Farmers, Growers, Crafters, and Food Vendors. No Solicitors, collection drives, or manufactured goods other than locally made arts and crafts will be allowed in the market area except at the discretion of the Market Manager. Note that, locally-grown or produced items that meet all applicable federal, state and local rules and regulations may be offered for sale.

Q: What is the cost for a Booth at the PFM?
A: The PFM requests an annual Membership fee of $150.00 and a weekly $5.oo Space Fee. Space fees only apply to market days attended.

Q: Do I need to be an Annual Member to set up at the PFM?
A: No, We offer and encourage Guests and Non-Profits to join us when space is available.

Q: What size Booths are Available at the PFM?
A: Member Spaces are 10’×10′ (for a tent setup). Larger Member spaces are available upon request and availability.

Q: What type of licenses are required to participate at the PFM?
A: Each vendor must abide by all state and federal regulations, which govern the production, harvest, preparation, preservation, labeling or safety of products offered for sale at the Market.

Q: Do I need Insurance?
A: Yes, All vendors are required to have at least a $1,000,000 General Liability policy or a $1,000,000, Product Liability policy. All policies must list the Purcellville Farmers’ Market as an additional insured and the location address of the market in the description area.

Q: Does the PFM give exclusivity to Vendors?
A: The PFM does not offer exclusivity at this time.

Q: Is there power at the PFM?
A: No, at this time there is no power available at the PFM and special arrangements need to be made for vendors who require power.

Q: Is there water at the PFM?
A: No

Q: Are Bathroom Facilities available at the PFM?
A: No, not on site but within walking distance.

Q: Are Tents and Tables provided?
A: The PFM does have a limited supply of tent(s) and table(s) available for temporary use and are available on a fist come basis.

Q: Are there covered Booths Available?
A: No space is currently available under the covered area.

Q: Is there vehicle access to the booth?
A: Yes, before and after the market. All vehicles (unless permissible) must be out of the market 15 minutes prior to opening and may not enter until 15 minutes after closing.

Q: Where do Vendors Park?
A: Vendor parking is located at 761 Main St. behind Walgreens, and to the right of Coney Island Diner.

Q: Can I choose my location within the market?
A: No, new vendors are placed in available locations. Requests can be made however no vendor can be moved unless special arrangements have been made or a booth location has opened up.

Q: Is the PFM year round?
A: Yes, the PFM is year round and only closed for certain holidays and inclement weather.

Q: What are the operating hours of the PFM?
A: Saturdays from 8AM to 1PM.

Q: Is the PFM come rain or shine?
A: Yes, the PFM operates come rain or shine.

Q: How to become a Vendor at the PFM?
A:

  1. Review our Member Rules and Regulations
  2. Print & fill out our Member Application.
  3. Submit Application & copies of all applicable Licenses, Permits and Insurance Information.
  4. Once all documents have been received, the PFM will contact you upon approval and you will be able to submit your schedule and start vending at the PFM.

 

For more information, please Contact Us with any additional questions or concerns.

 

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