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Thu 24/11/2016
Shipbourne
Christmas at Shipbourne Farmers MarketMORE

Sat 03/12/2016
Rochester
Dickensian Christmas weekendMORE

Sat 03/12/2016
Penshurst
Christmas Farmers' MarketMORE

Sat 10/12/2016
Rochester
Christmas MarketMORE

Sat 10/12/2016
Tunbridge Wells (Town Hall)
CHRISTMAS MARKETMORE

Sun 11/12/2016
Thanet
Christmas MarketMORE

Thu 15/12/2016
Bridge
Candlelit Christmas MarketMORE

Sun 18/12/2016
Cliftonville
Clifonville Christmas marketMORE

Tue 20/12/2016
Capel-le-Ferne
Capel Christmas MarketMORE

Thu 22/12/2016
Ashford
EVENING CHRISTMAS MARKETMORE

Thu 22/12/2016
Penshurst
Christmas Order CollectionMORE

Thu 22/12/2016
Tunbridge Wells (Town Hall)
CHRISTMAS SPECIALMORE

Sat 24/12/2016
Wye
CHRISTMAS MARKETMORE

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Stallholders

Managing your web page

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.

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Become a Member

We would like to invite you to join our Stallholders 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, 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.

Click here to join.  

The cost of Membership is £50 and the insurance package has now come down to £50. However if you join and take out insurance 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).

Click here for Insurance pack details

Suppliers Catalogue


We are building up a Suppliers Catalogue for both Managers and Stallholder Members so that you can benefit from any discounts we can obtain.
  • Click HERE to view the Suppliers Catalogue.
  • Click HERE to receive the Member's Promotional Code (availbale to all Stallholder Members)
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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,
  • Details of standards for food safety that food retailers must conform to.
  • Guidance for of Outdoor Mobile catering
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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