Do you qualify?

Space is limited, but we do add new products and farms on a rolling basis

YES
  • Farmers selling their own local, fresh, and value-added products
  • Producers may resale agricultural items if signed appropriately and produced within the USA. Though the resale of items produced within the region and/or Virginia grown is strongly encouraged and will take precedence.
  • Locally produced, made from scratch prepared and artisanal food
NO
  • Arts and Craft vendors seeking daily rental-these must be part of our cooperative artist space
  • Mass produced and packaged foods
  • Imported foods from outside of the USA

 

Policies and Rules

Any agricultural produce or food vendor wanting to apply to sell must be in compliance with the Virginia Department of Health and the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Specific producers of meat, dairy and/ or produced items may be required to have a kitchen inspection or verification.

Resources

Vendor Handbook
Vendor Rates
Virginia Farmers Market Association

Farmers and food artisans

Virginia Department of Health
VA Grown
Lynchburg Market Farmers Guide
Going to Market – Inspections

Crafters and Artists

Heritage Crafters Gallery

Restaurants and Shops

Virginia Department of Health
Going to Market – Inspections

Application

We welcome anyone who meets our criteria to apply, however we do have a limited space here at the market. If you choose to apply, please know that this will not assure that you will receive a spot. We will review your application and if we find it to be a good addition the market we will contact you when a spot becomes available.

Farmers and Food Artisans
Crafters Gallery
Artists Alley

Restaurants and Shops

Spaces for restaurants and shops are sparse and often are hard to come by. In case there is an opening check our website around the beginning of the calendar year where we will post it publicly for a few weeks. Leases run April to April costing $9/ square foot

Other Applications:

Nonprofit Application
Music at the Market Application
Workshop Author Book Signing Application

If you have any further questions about vending, please contact the market staff at (434) 455-4485 or by email at communitymarket@lynchburgva.gov.

All applications can be returned by emailing both: Jennifer.Kennedy@lynchburgva.gov and Audrey.Cardwell@lynchburgva.gov. Applications can also be returned by mail to 1219 Main St., Lynchburg, VA 24504, or in person at the Customer Service window located inside the Market, Tuesday-Saturday from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm.

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