Farmers Market

  1. The Seneca County Farmers Market in Downtown Tiffin will take place on the second and fourth Saturdays of June, July, August, and September. All markets will be held on Washington Street between Market and Perry Streets in Downtown Tiffin from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. – rain or shine. Vendor set-up begins at 8:00 a.m. No one will be permitted to set-up after 9:00 a.m. for safety reasons, and no refunds will be given to a vendor who fails to set-up by 9:00 a.m.
  2.  All vendors must register with the Seneca County Farmers Market in Downtown Tiffin. The registration fee must be paid no later than one week prior to the market date. No refunds will be given for failure to show.
  3. Vendors are expected to sell what they produce. The June markets are early for local produce, therefore, if you are selling produce that is not grown by you, it should be clearly labeled as such. We allow homemade baked goods, cheeses, jams, salsa, honey, soap, lotion, etc., provided that the processed foods have met all State and Local regulations.
  4. The sale of live animals and flea market items are strictly prohibited.
  5. The Farmers Market will assign vendors their selling spaces. These spaces are standard normal parking spaces – 10 feet by 20 feet. Spaces are assigned in the order of payment received.
  6. Tables and tents are NOT provided and are the responsibility of the vendor. Vendors who use tents are strongly encouraged to secure them with portable weights. Tent stakes or anchors are NOT permitted to be driven into the asphalt or brick right-of-way.
  7. Vendor’s display must not impede pedestrian traffic on the sidewalk, nor are free-standing signs permitted. 
  8. Vendors will set their own prices.
  9. Vendors are to clean their areas, remove all produce, containers, signs and debris at the end of the day.
  10. The cost of participating is $25.00 per market/per stall or $200 for the entire season if paid by May 15. Chamber members will receive one 10 x 20 complimentary stall.
  11. The cost for non-profit organizations who wish to participate is $15 per market/per stall or $100 for the entire season is paid by May 15.
  12. It is the vendor’s responsibility to obtain all the licenses and permits and to pay the fees required by Local and State governing bodies. This includes the vendor’s license for goods sold for which a sales tax must be collected. If you sell by weight, scales must be approved by the Seneca County Auditor. The cost of the license is $25. To obtain a vendor’s license application visit Seneca County Auditor’s Office or call 419-447-0692.
  13.  Vendors must comply with all laws, ordinances, and regulations of the United States, State of Ohio, City of Tiffin and the Seneca County General Health District.
  14. The Seneca County Farmers Market in Downtown Tiffin and its employees, volunteers or assigns shall not be held liable for personal injury or personal property damage or loss by vendors or shoppers as a result of presence or sales.
  15.  The Seneca County Farmers Market in Downtown Tiffin reserves the right to refuse a registration or vendor from participating, in which case the fee will be returned.
  16. If a vendor violates any of the rules or regulations, the Market reserves the right to ask them to leave the area immediately. No refunds will be made in such an event.
  17. A copy of all permits, vendor license and Certificate of Liability Insurance must accompany this application.
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