Thank you for your interest in The Market at Grass Valley, formerly called the Nevada County Certified Grower’s Market or NCCGM. We have three weekly markets this season. If you are a returning vendor, please note that some dates and locations have changed.
MARKET TIMES & LOCATIONS
SATURDAY mornings from 8:00 am to 12 pm – April 27 thru November 23 at
The North Star House – 12075 Old Auburn Rd, Grass Valley
TUESDAY mornings from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm – May 14 thru September 24 at
Pine Creek Shopping Center (In front of Raleys) – 650 Freeman Lane, Grass Valley
THURSDAY evenings from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm – May 16 thru September 26 at the
City Parking Lot at the corner of Neil St. & South Auburn St. (across from Safeway)
Then we will move one block over to Mill Street during the 6 weeks festival period of the larger GVDA, “Thursday Night Markets” from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm (more info to follow).
MEMBER FEES & BENEFITS
A VENDOR MEMBERSHIP includes advertising through our social media platforms and the opportunity to participate in all three of our markets. Membership fees are $75.00 per year to be paid upon submittal of the Vendor Application form attached below. Stall fees are paid on a per market basis on the same day that each vendor attends.
SATURDAYS at The North Star House – All vendor stall fees are $30.00 per 10×10 booth per market and because of limited parking, Produce/Meat vendors have the option of parking their vehicle next to their stall for an additional $5.00 per market.
TUESDAYS at the Pine Creek Shopping Center – All vendor stall fees are $30.00 per 10×10 booth per market and the same for a 20×10 booth (subject to further notice depending on available space).
THURSDAY EVENINGS in Downtown Grass Valley – All vendor stall fees are $30.00 per 10×10 booth per market and the same for the 6 weeks festival period of the larger GVDA Market.
MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS – We are a ‘Certified’ Farmers Market, which saves each vendor additional state labeling requirements. We process EBT tokens at each of our three markets, and we are WIC certified, offering assistance for our producers to participate in the WIC program.
To become a member of ‘The Market at Grass Valley’ please complete the application below and attach the requested forms: certifications, hold harmless agreement, insurance requirements, and your $75.00 membership dues. Food vendors will also need a risk assessment form with a $30 risk assessment fee for each of the markets that you’re applying for. Please read the market rules and regulations that are attached below and sign where indicated to confirm that you have read them.
All vendors are required to carry insurance. If you have a commercial vehicle and/or general liability insurance, please have your provider name ‘The Market at Grass Valley’ on your policy as an “additional insured”. For a complete application, you must submit current proof of your automobile insurance for every vehicle that you will be using at the Market.
Vendors must mark their start and end dates of the markets clearly and notify the market manager if they change. Vendors must also notify the market manager 24 hours in advance when they’re going to be absent from a market. If vendors do not notify the manager of an absence, via email, text message or application, then they will be charged the following market for their unused space.
SET UP & BREAK DOWN
Vendors are expected to be set up and ready for customers by the start time of all the markets. Vendors must also keep their booths set up until the close of each market. This means that if you have sold out or if you are having a slow day you can condense your booth but still make yourself approachable and welcoming to all customers throughout the entirety of the market hours.
We look forward to having you join our Markets this season.
For further information, you may contact our market manager, Mary Glantz –
by phone at (530)265-5551 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please make all checks payable to The Market at Grass Valley.
Please mail in all Vendor Applications to:
The Market at Grass Valley
P.O. Box 2477
Grass Valley Ca. 95945
Our annual Spring meeting will be at 1 pm on March 16 at the North Star house. Please plan to attend!