Welcome to The Market at Town Square! This is your chance to bring your locally produced food and handmade products to the public. Please fill out the form and read our market’s policies and procedures below. We are so happy to have you join us at the most amazing community center on the planet!
The Market at Town Square Policies & Procedures
The policies and procedures outlined in this document are designed to meet the State of Wisconsin and local regulations for direct-market sales and to assure buyers the highest quality of local produce and hand-crafted products.
The Market at Town Square is responsible for the operation of the Market and reserves the right to refuse the sale of any item not in compliance with the State of Wisconsin or Market Policies and Guideline as set forth by the Market Committee.
Market Dates & Times
Spring Market: Saturdays, March 3rd–April 28th | 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Summer Market: Fridays, May 25th–Sept 28th | 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Fall Market: Saturdays, Nov 3rd–Dec 15th | 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Producer Only: The Fall Market at Town Square is a producer-only market regarding produce. No wholesale produce may be sold at the Market. No product may be sold that is grown or produced by anyone other than the individual(s) contracting for the stall. Some vendors are exempt from the “producer only” rule. Allowable exempt products are limited to regionally seasonal products such as blueberries, peaches, mushrooms, and coffee.
Stalls: Vendors will be able to rent a single stall (10 x 10) or no more than 2 stalls (20 x 10). If the Market closes for the day or any part thereof, due to inclement weather, no refunds will be issued. Vendors must keep their sales area clean and will be responsible for cleaning up their area after each day’s sale and taking their refuse with them.
Cancellation: Vendors signed up for the Market are required to cancel at least 24 hours in advance. New vendors wishing to be added to the Market are asked to register at least 24 hours in advance.
Insurance: Sellers are responsible for their own personal liability and product liability insurance. Licenses & Permits: It is the responsibility of the vendor to obtain and provide copies of all licenses and permits required by law. Vendors will display a copy of their license at the Market.
Weights & Measures: All produce sold in the Market will be sold by legal weights and measures. Vendors are responsible for having scales certified.
Smoking: Smoking is prohibited at the Market.
Parking: Once curb side unloading and loading is complete, vendors are to use the parking lots (two) located behind Town Square or the lot to the west side of Town Square. Driving on the lawn is prohibited.
Plants: House, bedding or landscaping plants sold must be grown from seeds, seedlings, cuttings, or transplants and be owned and tended by the vendor for at least one month prior to sale at the Market.
Prohibited Items: Include but are not limited to: animals, flea market items, any goods and foods that may be considered potentially hazardous as described by the State of Wisconsin regulations without proper license(s) and labeling. Prohibited items may not be sold, bartered, given away or displayed at the Market. Potentially Hazardous Foods The Market allows the following items if the vendor can provide the necessary license(s). For information on the pertinent state regulations, contact the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection. The Fall Market at Town Square rules for licensing are identical to state regulations.
Eggs & Meat: May be sold if the vendor has a “Retailers License” from the State of Wisconsin. All meat must be butchered and inspected at a State or Federally licensed facility.
Dairy Products: Must be processed at a licensed dairy and the vendor must have a “Retailer License”.
Canned Goods: Jams, jellies, pickles, preserves and canned or other potentially hazardous foods must be processed in a licensed kitchen and abide by state labeling regulations.
Baked Goods: The baked goods must be pre-portioned and pre-packaged or displayed under a rigid hinged plastic cover (cellophane or plastic wrap is not acceptable) and dispensed per Health Department standards. All baked good must be labeled with the name of the product, weight of the product and address of the baker.
All vendors and customers are responsible for their own personal and product liability. Town Square and Green Lake Renewal will not be responsible for any personal injuries or property damage caused by vendors or customers. Town Square and Green Lake Renewal all employees, volunteers, and agents, will be held harmless for any damages, injuries or claims resulting from use of The Market at Town Square. The Market at Town Square reserves the right to amend, change, delete or add to the Policies and Procedures as required. Any changes will be communicated in a timely manner.