Tempe Community Market will start March 2!


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Thank you for your interest in the Tempe Community Market (TCM), a program of Tempe Community Action Agency.

 We are pleased to solicit APPLICATIONS for vendors. Please find attached at the bottom: An updated application for you to fill out if you’d like to participate and / or send to someone you may know of that think you
would like to have at the market. We have 35 awesome vendors recruited so far !

Also, if surplus from your garden is seasonal or not enough for a booth of your own, please see the flyer attached at the bottom and contact Chip – he will get you set up to participate in the Community Exchange.

Location:         620 N. Mill, under the overpass at the south end of the Marquee Theatre parking lot.

Set-up:     Open air. You furnish your own tables and tents as necessary).

Days and Times:  Year-round, Starting Sunday, March 2nd, 2014.

Sundays – 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Mid-October – -Mid-May

8 a.m. – Noon Mid-May – Mid-October

The Market welcomes the following types of items:

Agricultural – From farmers who raise, cultivate and harvest their produce, herbs, flowers and nursery crops to sell at the market. Also included are items from beekeepers, egg, dairy and meat producers, wild foragers and fishermen and farmers who process their own raw product into “value-added” items.

Local Artisans – From people who craft with their own hands the products they offer for sale at the market. Crafts containing materials native to Arizona or the Southwest as a major ingredient in the product for sale (min. 50%), will be given preference. (10% locally harvested materials – Herbal, therapeutic and toiletry products.)

Prepared/Processed Food Vendors – From those who offer fresh food products they have processed themselves into products for sale. These are ready-to-eat or pre-packaged items. Vendors who sell value-added food products are encouraged to use locally-grown ingredients. The percentage of locally-grown ingredients in your product may be a factor in your admittance to the market. Re-packing is not permitted. Vendors sub-contracting or co-processing product will be reviewed on a case by case basis

Vendor SelectionYour application will be reviewed by the Market Manager with support from a Vendor Selection Jury Market to ensure that your products meet the criteria listed above. If selected, you will be asked to provide any outstanding permit/insurance information, as well as a signed market agreement and your annual fee.

Fee Structure

Annual Fees: All vendors participating in 5 or more market days will be charged an annual fee of $65 for your first 10’ x 10’ space requested, and $40 for every space thereafter. Vendors participating in 4 or less market days a year will be charged a $10 daily fee for each day they attend.


Daily Fees: In addition to Annual Fees, we request a fee of 10% of your daily sales each Market day.


Equipment Rental: You will need to bring your own tents, tables, chairs etc.

Application:  TCAA FM Vendor App 2014

Flyer: Community Exchange Flyer