If you are a farmer, prepared goods vendor, or artist working in Central Illinois and are looking for a way to share the fruits of your labor with the community, we invite you to consider participating in the Downtown Bloomington Farmers’ Market!
The Downtown Bloomington Farmers’ Market is a producer-only market where reselling is prohibited.
Join us for the 2021 outdoor season of Downtown Bloomington Farmers’ Market. Applications Open and on February 1st and close on March 1st Dates, times, and locations are subject to change.
Links to guidelines and registration forms are provided below. If you have questions or would like to be added to our mailing list, please e-mail:
Cdunlap@cityblm.org or Smlot@cityblm.org or call: (309) 434-2295.
Rules & Guidelines
All those applying as a bake sale or information booth, please see the Community Group Guidepost above for details on how to apply. Those applying for these spots in the market must be a non-profit, government agency, or educational institution.
Illinois Department of Agriculture Licensing
If you are selling meat, poultry, dairy, eggs, or pet treats you need to be licensed by IDOA.
Obtaining a License
Participation in the WIC Program (produce vendors only)
Participation in the Senior Program (produce vendors only)
Call East Central IL Area Agency on Aging: 309.829.2065
Cottage Food Bill Informational Links
- McLean County Health Department Information
- Illinois Stewardship Alliance Cottage Food guide
- Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation Incorporated Information Sheet
Fine Art Jury
All those applying as an artist are required to submit images of the items they wish to sell at the Market. All new artists must submit a separate application along with representative images of their work. Please fill out the form here.
Illinois Business Tax ID Information
Only applications filled out online will be accepted. Fill out an application online.
Applications for the 2021 Outdoor Season will be open from February 1 to March 1.
Applications for the Indoor season open on September 1st and close on October 1st.