Members can log in to edit your own web page, insert links to your Facebook, Twitter and own web site, enter all markets you attend, upload photos etc.
Become a Member
We would like to invite you to join ourStallholders Members
scheme. The basis of the scheme is to help you reduce operating costs, to learn from others and toget the best out of the information we provide but also gives you an instant web marketing profile.
The Membership Package
This includes a low cost but fully comprehensive Stallholder insurance policy with GM Imber, your own web page (with links to your own website), priority information (i.e. be first to be informed about new markets and special events, new legislation etc), KFMA branding (labels), purchase discounts, a listing on our 'virtual Farmers Market' (our 'shop window' for selling to 3rd parties), networking, meetings, training days, access to Toolkits on our web site.
The cost of Membership is £50 and the insurance package from GM Imber, has now come down to £50. However if you join and take out insurance with GM Imber the cost will be £95. (Note You may become a member immediately for £45 and take out the insurance package when your present insurance runs out). Please contact GM Imber separately to arrange your insurance package.
Click HERE to receive the Member's Promotional Code (availbale to all Stallholder Members)
. If you know of a supplier who could be useful to members but is not already on the list, please let us know and we will get in touch.
The Stallholder's Toolkit
We have also developed a stallholders 'toolkit' of information which gives you ideas and advice to improve your business and encourage shoppers to buy from you.
NEW LEGISLATION affecting vendors of prepared foods
As of December 14th 2014 it is a legal requirement that vendors of prepared food must be able to inform customers if there any allergens present in their produces.
Click here for a description of the standards. Make sure you comply by filling in this chart in either pdf format or as a Word Doc which you can then complete . The Chart MUST either be on display or at least you MUST show customers when requested.
Selling at Farmers' Markets – Prospective stallholders should start here. Farmers' markets can make for a good business and be great fun. It can be really satisfying to meet the people who eat or use your produce and to get their feedback. We want to encourage you to develop your ideas but also to make sure they are realistic. There are over 500 stallholders already selling at Kent’s farmers’ markets, so if you are going to develop a successful business, you need to think through how you will fit in and whether your can make money from your ideas and skills: this document is designed to help you think through the process.
Being a successful stallholder – This leaflet gives you some more ideas on the things you can do to attract customers to your stall and to help them become regular visitors
Stalls that sell more – This a check-list to help you improve the way that you do business at the market.
These documents will also help you join and sell safely at markets:-
An example of standards you need to consider in order to ensure that shoppers will be confident to purchase the produce you intend to sell at the market.
An example of an application form which forms the basis of the contract between each of you and the market which should be renewed annually to keep things up to date,
Disclaimer Any information provided by Kent Farmers’ Market Association is for general guidance on rights and responsibilities and is not legal advice. If you need more details on your rights or legal advice about what action to take, please contact an adviser or solicitor. Kent Farmers’ Market Association has tried to ensure that the information on this website is accurate. However, the Association will not accept liability for any loss, damage or inconvenience arising as a consequence of any use of, or the inability to use any information on this website or in any other guidance. The Association endeavours to provide a service of the highest quality; however, we cannot guarantee that our service will be uninterrupted or error-free. We are not responsible for claims brought by third parties arising from use of any guidance produced by the Association.
Kent Farmers’ Market Association assumes no responsibility for the contents of linked websites. The inclusion of any link should not be taken as endorsement of any kind by the Association of the linked website or any association with its operators. Further, the Association has no control over the availability of the linked pages.
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