As a private nonprofit organization, FRESHFARM has the right to implement rules to ensure our farmers markets are safe and prosperous. Everyone who enters the market’s permitted space is required to comply with FRESHFARM’s market rules as outlined below. Anyone that demonstrates behavior considered threatening or disruptive to market operations will be asked to leave at the discretion of market management. Failure to comply with the rules will result in immediate suspension or expulsion from the market space.

  1. Market visitors, vendors, and market staff may not participate in activities within the market space that impedes or disrupts ongoing market operations.
  2. Disruptive behaviors, threats, or any acts of violence will not be tolerated.
  3. Harassment of any nature or language that disrupts market operations will not be tolerated. Examples include shouting, berating, cursing, etc.
  4. Signs and flyers are not permitted to be displayed or distributed within the market space unless approved by market management.
  5. While elected officials are permitted to engage with their constituents at markets, campaigning for political candidates or collecting signatures is strictly prohibited due to our 501(c)(3) status.
  6. Firearms and other weapons are not permitted in the market space.
  7. Dogs must be kept on a leash, and the leash must be under two feet long. Dogs must have the ability to walk through the market without lunging, barking excessively, or jumping on others. Keep dogs away from vendors’ tables, signs, and food products. If your dog cannot follow these rules, you will be asked to leave.
  8. Using wheeled recreational devices is not permitted in the market space. Adults and children using bicycles, rollerblades, rollerskates, skateboards, scooters, and other wheeled recreational accessories or vehicles must dismount in the market space.