Information for Vendors

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

Community Groups

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)

Guidelines for Participation

Participation in the Senior Program (produce vendors only)

Call East Central IL Area Agency on Aging:  309.829.2065

Cottage Food Bill Informational Links

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

Taxes at Fairs, Festivals, Flea Markets, and Craft Shows : Illinois Business Tax ID >

Food Safety

Illinois Farmers Market Food Safety:  A Guide for Vendors, Market Managers, and Consumers

Food Safety

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. 

Apply here -> Manage My Market