Farmer’s Market Informational Meeting
Current and prospective vendors are invited to the Sedalia Area Farmers’ Market interest and food safety training meeting at 6 p.m. March 26 in the Potter-Ewing Agriculture Building at State Fair Community College.
Prospective vendors will learn about plans for the 2013 market and receive information about rules and regulations. All vendors in attendance will partake in food safety training provided by the Pettis County Health Department and certification of scales through the Missouri Department of Agriculture Weights & Measures. Egg licenses will also be available to those who plan to sell eggs.
Attendance is not required in order to be a market vendor, but it is strongly encouraged.
As a local, producer-only market, all growers must be from Pettis County or its contiguous counties. The market has annual membership, as well as incremental or daily vendor fees. Vendors can submit applications and payment at the meeting.
The first market day of the season will be May 3. The market is open from 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesday and 3 to 7 p.m. on Friday at the Missouri State Fairgrounds Centennial Gate on S. 65 Hwy. The Sedalia Area Farmers’ Market is a non-profit, producers-only market founded in 2009. The market accepts cash, debit and food stamps/EBT. The market is open from 3 to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays and 3 to 7 p.m. on Fridays from May to October. For more information call 660-281-7244, visit the website at sedaliaareafarmersmarket.com or find them on Facebook.