Accepting Farmers’ Market Vendor Applications

Are you interested in becoming a vendor at the 2019 Obetz Farmers’ Market? We are still accepting applications! The market is held on the first Wednesday of the month through September 2019 in Downtown Obetz.

The Obetz Farmers’ Market is provided by Obetz to celebrate and promote the freshness that our local farmers and producers provide for our community. We would love to include your business if you are a local farmer or producer in the area. Click HERE for the application.

The Obetz Farmers’ Market does require a vendors license if required by the State of Ohio and proof of Product Liability Insurance to participate. There are many different online options for policies that are extremely affordable and can be purchased annually or seasonally. Please see below for resources to get you started.

Importance of Carrying Product Liability Insurance at Farmers’ Markets:
https://www.foodsafetynews.com/2012/11/should-farmers-market-vendors-carry-product-liability-insurance/

Who is Required to Hold a Vendor License in the State of Ohio:
https://farmoffice.osu.edu/sites/aglaw/files/site-library/Vendor%27s%20Licenses%20and%20Sales%20Taxes%20at%20Ohio%20Farmers%20Markets.pdf

How to Obtain a Vendor License (if required):
https://www.tax.ohio.gov/sales_and_use/registration.aspx

Craft Vendor Insurance:
https://www.actinsurance.com/compare-policies?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIq93b5qCt4wIVELbACh0eQQItEAAYASAAEgI6TfD_Bwe

https://www.insureon.com/who-we-insure/home-based/craft-makers

Food Liability Insurance Program (FLIP):
https://www.fliprogram.com/farmers-market-insurance

You may also be able to purchase Product Liability Insurance through you existing insurance providers.

If you have any questions or would like to support the growth of the Obetz Farmers’ Market, please email Kerri Duffy at kduffy@obetz.oh.us