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Zebulon Farm Fresh Market: 2020 Season Applications and Workshops

January 08, 2020

Zebulon Farm Fresh Market

2020 Season Applications and Workshops
Hello and Happy New Year! We hope you have been having a wonderful start to the new year and that you incorporated healthy eating, shopping local and visiting your local farmers market into your 2020 New Year's resolution.
If you are interested in becoming a vendor at the Zebulon Farm Fresh Market or getting more involved in the market, please read the information below.

Off Season Workshops
Everyone is encouraged to join us for workshops in the off season! All are welcome; vendors, market managers, small business owners, etc.
  • “Growing Your Farmers Market” with Jessica Stygles, Holly Springs Market Manager. Wednesday, January 15 at 12:00 PM- RSVP Here
    • Hear from The Holly Springs Farmers Market Manager. Jessica will discuss growing a successful farmers market and explain how the Holly Springs Market has evolved,  the changes they have undergone in the past year, and what she has found to be successful over the years.
    • Hear from Tami Purdue, owner of Sweet Peas Urban Gardens. Tami will discuss market etiquette, booth displays, and speaking with customers. 
  • "Get Social, Grow Your Business" with Kristen Baughman, Owner of Table Top Media Group. Thursday, March 12 at 12:00 PM- RSVP Here
    • Hear from Kristen Baughman; owner of Table Top Media Group, a media agency serving clients in the food, beverage, agriculture and lifestyle industries. Kristen will be teaching small businesses how to create a successful social media framework.

The mission of the Zebulon Farm Fresh Market is to connect locally grown food and sourced products with community members, educate the community about the benefits of eating fresh and local, and to support our local grower and producer entrepreneurs. The Zebulon Farm Fresh Market provides the Town of Zebulon and surrounding areas with opportunities to purchase and learn about local foods and products while interacting with producers and each other in a welcoming atmosphere. The Zebulon Farm Fresh Market promotes regional agriculture, helping to preserve the tradition of small farms for the future. The Market strives to provide growers with effective opportunities to sell directly to customers by educating local consumers about farm products and the benefits of buying directly from local farmers. 

We are eager to offer the following products to our community: Mixed Produce, Salsa, Jams and Jellies, Pickles, Sauces, Baked Goods, Seafood, Eggs, and Herbs. 

We have an exciting Market planned for the 2020 Season!  Highlights include; Produce Pop Up Markets, Spring and Fall Festivals, Holiday Events, Great Vendors, Chef Demonstrations, Consults With Nutritionists, Live Music, Kids Activities, Market Promotions, and More!  

Interested in becoming a vendor? The Zebulon Farm Fresh Market is a local producers market. Only vendors who live, produce, and / or grow their products within a 100 geographic mile radius of the Town of Zebulon are able to participate in this market. Market growers, value-added food vendors and craft artisans will only sell products that are grown, raised, produced, created, or crafted by the vendor only. Click here for more information!

The Zebulon Farm Fresh Market is open each Saturday 9 AM to 1 PM from May through August. Specialty Markets include; Pop Up Markets in April and September, May Day in May, Hay Day in October, and the Tree Lighting Festival and Holiday Craft Market in November.

You Can Now Apply ONLINE To Become A Vendor!
You can now apply to become a vendor online! Follow the steps below to learn how to apply and pay online. Vendors are still able to apply in person or by mail. All applicable fees must be paid at the time the application is submitted. Please refer to the guidelines if you have questions regarding fees or payments.
  • Go to https://zebulon.recdesk.com/Community/Home
  • Under Programs, select Zebulon Farm Fresh Market
  • Choose the category that best suits you (vendor, beer vendor, community group, or commercial business)
  • Click Register Now
  • You will then be prompted to create an account and profile, once you have done this you may register to participate in the market
  • Select the correct fee, Please refer to the guidelines if you have questions regarding fees or payments
  • You must fill out all forms and pay all fees in order to be considered
  • Once your application is submitted it will be reviewed and you will receive a call or email with your acceptance
If you would like to submit a handwritten application, please click here!

Market Manager Hours and Contact Info
Market Manager: Hannah Blische
Phone: 919-823-1817
Email: farmersmarket@townofzebulon.org
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Office Location: Zebulon Town Hall 1003 N Arendell Ave, Zebulon, NC 27597 Parks and Recreation Department