Vendor Application

The Austintown Farmers' Market provides not only a summer market to its patrons, but also special monthly community events and opportunities to shop local.  The Austintown Farmers' Market is driven to bring unique, handmade items to the Austintown and surrounding communities while empowering local entrepreneurs and encouraging consumers to support local business and commerce.

  • No Vendors shall be admitted to the Market without prior submission and approval of application and payment of vendor fees.  Fee schedule follows below.

  • Submission of application does not guarantee participation. AFM management, at its sole discretion, has the right to accept or decline an application.  Any vendor payments for unapproved applications will be returned within one week of final vendor selection

  • Each Vendor must be set up and patron-ready by an hour before show start.  NO SETUPS are to be taken down before the event ends. Your participation in the market allows for allocated space. 

  • Indoor are for an 8-foot table and two chairs (provided).  Outdoor spots are for a 10 x 10 booth.  Vendors may display their product vertically but may not exceed the horizontal space provided. Any additional space will result in an additional fee.  Vendor booths must not interfere with adjacent booths. Vendors not in compliance may be asked to leave without refund and/or will be excluded from future AFM events.    

  • Indoor events are during the months of January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December.  Outdoor markets are held June, July and August.  Outdoor markets are held rain or shine and canceled in the event of dangerous weather. 

  • Each Vendor must ensure their display, tent, etc. are properly displayed and secured.  Vendor is responsible for any damages to their own area, Stacey Pavilion, and/or property of others as a result of vendor or any agent of the vendor's negligence, as determined by the Market.

  • We are a family-friendly market.  Vendors are responsible for children in their care.

  • The items to be sold by the Vendor are limited to those items indicated on the Vendor application.  Any requests for changes to the application must be made to the Market Manager a minimum of 3 days prior to the market. AFM reserves the right to limit the amount and type of items sold by vendors.

  • New Vendor applicants will be asked to submit a photo displaying their booth setup, product to sold and labels, if applicable.  

  • Vendors are encouraged to have business liability insurance and will receive a discount for adding Austintown Farmers' Market as an additional insured.   A discount of 15% will be given to vendors who provide the same. 

  • Vendor is solely responsible and liable to follow all local, State, Federal laws.

  • ABSOLUTELY NO flea market or garage sales items are permitted to be sold at this event.  

  • All Vendors are expected to help promote themselves and the Market through social media, email marketing and other venues.  Please tag the Austintown Farmers' Market in your social media posts (Austintown Farmers' Market on Facebook, AustintownFM on Instagram and Twitter) and add to your marketing emails.

  • This is an artisan's market.  Items offered for sale must be designed, created and crafted by the Vendor.  Exceptions may be made at the sole discretion of AFM management but must fall within the theme of the AFM.

  • Vendors are encouraged and thanked in advance for participating in the theme of the Market.

  • Vendors may park near the door of Stacey Pavilion for unloading for the markets held in that location.  Once the vehicle is unloaded, it must be moved to designated Vendor parking area.  Parking on the grass is prohibited unless prior permission is granted.

  • No disposal of boxes and other paper and cartons from your produce at the park. Kindly take these with you and clean up any mess from your area.  Recycling bins are available at the market location.

  • This Market is RAIN OR SHINE.  Please plan accordingly.  No refunds are given for inclement or inconvenient weather.  This in an outdoor market.   

  • All Vendor updates will be through email.  Booth spaces are assigned and will be the day prior to market. 

  • Please note that your application is incomplete and your spot will not be confirmed until payment is received in full. 

  • It is a privilege to participate and we thank you. You must abide by all park rules. Failure to do so may result in withdrawal of your permit with no refund of contribution. AFM retains the right to do so.   AFM reserves the right to deny or revoke any applicant vendor status at AFM.

  • In the event of Market cancellation, it is the vendor's responsibility to be aware of such by checking the avenues Market Manager utilizes for information dissemination: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, text messaging and emails.  Should the Market be canceled, it is ABSOLUTELY NOT PERMISSIBLE for vendors to set up in Austintown Township Park.  This does not preclude them from meeting with customers for product pickup from their vehicle. 

  • Spots are not confirmed until payment is received in full. 

  • Please be sure all information is completed in the application; otherwise, you will receive an error message. 

  • Once the application is completed, Market Manager will review and contact the vendor with an invoice due if approved.

  • FOOD VENDORS:  We accept SNAP, WIC, and Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program vouchers.  Your application indicates that you are familiar with the rules and regulations of each, found here.  Market assumes no responsibility for vendor error in acceptance of non-cash payments.  

Vendor Application - Please complete all sections 

Make sure your option is entered here

or your application won't go through

How do you market your business?
What forms of payment do you accept?
Upload booth/ product photo
Which markets would you like to attend?

Please be sure the application is complete.  Otherwise, you will receive an error message. 

Once your application is submitted, you will be contacted by the Market Manager. 

Approved Vendors will receive an invoice.  Vendor spots are not confirmed

until payment  is received. 

Thanks for submitting! You will hear from us soon!

Booth Rental Costs: 
One Date Indoor:  $15
One Date Summer: $30
Three Dates Summer: $75

Entire Summer Market:  $120