Welcome! It is our pleasure to invite you to become a vendor for our third season of the Franklin Township Community Farmers Market (FTCFM). The 2018 season was very successful, including the following highlights:
12 vendors participated during the 16-week season
Over 20,000 people attended the 2018 Franklin Day at Colonial Park, which was the closing day of the Farmers Market and free for Full-Participation vendors
Free transportation provided via the “Franklin Township Farmers Market Hamilton Street Shuttle”
Acceptance of SNAP/EBT benefits
Participation in National Farmers Market Week, including recipe samples, games for children, and participation by local community organizations
In this packet, you will find the pertinent information and necessary forms for participation. Opening day is Saturday, June 1st. The 17-week market will run each Saturday through Saturday, September 21st.
Please review this application package in its entirety, specifically the Market Guidelines. Incomplete applications will not be processed. The checklist, application and all required documents must be submitted by March 31, 2019 (payment and insurance documentation will not be due until after the vendor has been notified of approval) via regular mail to or online:
Tara Kenyon, Land Preservation and Management Consultant
475 DeMott Lane
Somerset, NJ 08873
Upon receipt of all applications, the Township’s Farmers Market Committee will perform a detailed review and select a pool of diverse vendors. You will be contacted in late April with additional details if your application has been approved by the Committee.
The Franklin Township Community Farmers Market is a wonderful opportunity to provide fresh, local foods, while marketing your business on a weekly basis and providing a much needed benefit for our residents. We look forward to working with you and wish you a successful season!