WHO: Celebrate H.A.R.V.E.S.T. is hosting its second annual Baby Animals & Blooms Days FARMERS MARKET @ MARIS FARMS in Buckley, WA.
WHAT: The Farmer’s Market is a fundraising event for Celebrate H.A.R.V.E.S.T., with all vendor fees going to the local nonprofit and helping support its cause of helping preserve farms through non-traditional farming events/activities.
WHEN: The plan is for April 23rd/24th, April 30th/May 1st & May 7th/8th. Farmers Market vendor times are planned for 10 am to 5 pm. Vendors can set up from 7:00 – 9:30 am and break down after 5 pm using vehicle. *Must use a wheelbarrow or cart to load items to vehicle if leaving before 5 pm.
WHERE: Maris Farms, 25001 Sumner-Buckley Hwy, Buckley WA 98321.
WHY: The intention of farmers market is to help raise funds for Celebrate H.A.R.V.E.S.T. The Baby Animals & Blooms Day event is intended to promote the hope and promise spring offers with the blooming of flowers and births of young animals as well as feature some NEW and existing ACTIVITIES at Pierce County’s favorite experiential farm.
∙ $25 application fee
∙ $30/day for 10×10 booth space on the gravel area (16 spaces available) OR next to the u-fish/cow stall covered area (8 spaces available)
∙ $55/day for 10×20 booth space on the gravel area (8 spaces available) OR next to the u-fish/cow stall covered area (4 spaces available)
∙ $40/day for 10×10 space in the covered maze barn (6 spaces available)
∙ $75/day for 10×20 space in covered maze barn (3 spaces available)
∙ Applications/forms for interested vendors can be found at Celebrate HARVEST website (www.CelebrateHarvest.com) or Maris Farms website (www.MarisFarms.com) on its haunted woods link.
∙ Vendor applications/forms submitted less than 7 days before the market begins, will be subject to a late fee. The Health Department will not accept Market Vendor Applications from uninvited vendors (this is for food-related vendors).
∙ Food vendors will not be allowed to sell prepared-food products, but only in take-home format (pre-packaged and not consumable while on-site). Any “sampling” must also be pre-packaged and done so in accordance with Pierce County Health Dept. rules/regulations/standards as it pertains to Covid-19 restrictions (you can call 253.649.1703 or e-mail email@example.com for details).
∙ Maris Farms gift shop, kettle corn stand, concession stands (Farmers GirLL, Smoke House, Sweet Shop, Espresso stand and possibly the DogHouse) and beer/wine tent (called The BARn) are all expected to be open.
For information, contact Rachael Czerwonka at 253.569.7628 or firstname.lastname@example.org OR Steve Templeman at 253.377.3574 or email@example.com.