Applications are Open for the 2018 Farmers Markets at the Capitol

Applications are now open for Farmers Markets at the CapitolAll applications are due by May 1, 2018. The Farmers Markets at the Capitol will be held on Thursday, July 26, August 23 and September 20, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on the East Lawn of the Capitol Building in Lansing, MI.

Vendors: 

These markets have space for approximately 75 vendors who produce and sell Michigan food and farm products. For the purpose of these markets, Michigan food and farm products are defined as products grown, raised, or gathered in Michigan or value-added products processed in Michigan that include ingredients grown, raised or gathered in Michigan. Preference will be given to vendors who showcase a majority of Michigan ingredients. Vendors must be MIFMA members in good standing before their application will be reviewed.

Before applying, vendors should review the Event Details and Market Policies and reference the application materials list below.

Vendor Application

Application Materials: 

Accepting Food Assistance Benefits at the Farmers Markets at the Capitol

SNAP Vendor Agreement

Double Up Vendor Agreement

Emergency Procedures for the Farmers Market at the Capitol

Nonprofits: 

There will be spaces reserved for Bushel level sponsors of the market(s). After all approved vendors and Bushel level sponsors are assigned spaces, remaining spaces may be open to nonprofit organizations that support the mission of these marketsand are current MIFMA members or partners. Bushel level sponsors and non-profit organizations that participate are not allowed to sell or distribute food items at the market(s). Non-profit organizations may sell items that support their mission and/or the mission of these events.

Before applying, participants should review the Event Details for Nonprofits and Sponsors.

Nonprofit Application 

If you have questions about participating in the Farmers Markets at the Capitol, please call 517-432-3381.