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Farmers Market Registration

This registration is required of any person who organizes, manages and operates a farmers’ market where growers and producers of horticultural, agricultural, baked goods or handmade products sell those products directly to the public on designated days and times in a designated Farmers Market.

The application is also available on the Public Services Concourse of the Municipal Services Building.

A Guide to Starting Your Food-related Business
A Guide to Special Events with Food Vendors
License Application

Cost: $300

There are many Farmers Market resources available such as:

  • Farmers’ Markets in the City of Philadelphia: Market Operator Guide
  • Farmers’ Market Operator Registration Form
  • Farmers’ Market Cooking Demonstration Form
  • Food Safety at Farmers’ Markets
  • Food Sampling Guidelines at Farmers’ Markets
  • Tips for a Temporary Hand Washing Station
  • SNAP Benefits at Farmers’ Markets
  • Application for Free Wireless EBT Machine

To access the above, as well as latest, resources please visit the City of Philadelphia’s Public Health Office of Food Prevention page for Farmers Markets.

Payment Information

RETURNED CHECKS: If your check is returned unpaid for insufficient or uncollected funds, (1) you authorize The City of Philadelphia or its agent to make a one-time electronic fund transfer from your account to collect a fee of $20; and (2) The City of Philadelphia or its agent may re-present your check electronically to your depository institution for payment.