Vendors are welcome to apply if they meet the following criteria:
ALL vendors must hold Commercial Liability Insurance and add Shoreline Farmers Market Association as Additionally Insured. There are no exceptions.
Selling Honey (pg. 83)
Selling Eggs (pg. 79)
Selling Fish and Shellfish (pg. 107)
Selling Meat (pg. 103)
Selling Poultry (pg. 91)
Selling Dairy Products (pg. 87)
Selling Mushrooms (pg. 85)
Selling Prepared Foods (pg. 111)
Food Processing (pg. 113)
Selling Beer, Wine, Hard Cider and Distilled Spirits (pg. 119)
Selling Fresh Fruits & Vegetables (pg. 77)
WSDA Weights and Measurements Program
All scales are required to be certified by the WSDA through the WADOL. Follow this link to the WSDA Weights and Measurements Program.
King County Public Health Farmers Market Permit
Food products such as cheese, meats, and processed foods require a Farmers Market Permit to be submitted. Follow this link for the permit.
King County Guidelines for Temporary Food Service Establishments
Follow this link for detailed instructions on the requirements for temporary food service establishments. Many of these guidelines are also required if you wish to offer samples.
State and City Business Licenses
Follow this link to file for the Washington State Business Licensing Services.
Canopy Safety Guidelines
Vendors are REQUIRED to follow all of the Canopy Safety Guidelines established by the Washington State Farmers Market Association (WSFMA)
Commercial Liability Insurance
All vendors are required to obtain Commercial Liability Insurance AND add Shoreline Farmers Market as "Additionally Insured" OR have a "Blanket Additionally Insured" policy. NO EXCEPTIONS. Contact Campbell Risk Management for a quote on insurance.
Plastic Bag Ban
Vendors must understand and follow the WA Plastic Bag Ban guidelines.
Find more information please refer to The Small Farm Direct Marketing Handbook, a publication of the WSDA Regional Markets Program. (Also known as the Green Book.) They work to support the viability of small and direct marketing farms and increase the availability of healthy, locally grown products for all Washingtonians.