TIME CHANGE: Spring Vendor Meeting

TIME CHANGE: 3pm

The Spring Vendor meeting is for all Approved Vendors for 2018 Market Season.  This meeting will be held at the Taos Library Conference Room on Saturday 4/14 at 3pm.

(Originally we had planned on 1pm, but the time has been changed to 3pm – sorry for the confusion)

Booking Music Now! 2018 Season

Want to be involved in the market?  Have a musical talent to share with Taos?  We need your help booking up Saturdays May-October 2018 with 2 hours of music!

10am-12pm amplified music in the heart of the Plaza at the peak of market.  TFM will pay $60 cash per performance. We are on a shoestring budget, as I’m sure many musicians are, but customers/market attendees do tip if you encourage it with a bucket, hat, guitar case, etc.

Booking:

5/12
5/19
5/26
6/2
6/9
6/16
6/23
6/30
7/14
7/28
8/4
8/11
9/1
9/8
9/15
9/22
9/29
10/6
10/13
10/20
10/27

Dates are first come first serve, but these are the current dates available.  Please let us know asap if you want to play at info@taosfarmersmarket.org

Don’t be shy!

Vendor Applications Now Available!

Thinking about becoming a Vendor at Taos Farmers Market?

Now is the time to apply!  Go to our Vendors page: http://www.taosfarmersmarket.org/vendors

Scroll to the bottom to download our 2018 applications & vendor agreement.  (All vendors must agree to Vendor Agreement to vend at market.)

Non-Farmer Applications DUE 4/3/18 – any late applications will not be considered.

TFM is a classic Farmers Market, meaning its made up of 100% food: 80% Farmers, 20% Bakers, Prepared Food, Value Added.

(sorry we do not allow craft or art vendors)

Halloween Costume Contest! 10/28

Come to the TFM Info Booth on 10/28 in costume to enter this contest!

3 categories:

  1. Kids 16 & under
  2. Adults 17 & older
  3. Couples (costumes that play off eachother!)

Winners announced at 11am 10/28 at market, prizes awarded immediately.

Fiestas Weekend 7/22 Market Moved to Kit Carson Park

Happy Fiestas!

Because of all of the fun happening on the Plaza during the weekend of the Fiestas we will be re-locating for one weekend only to Kit Carson Park!

  • Saturday July 22
  • Kit Carson Park
  • 8:00am-12:30pm

There will be ample parking for customers.  Will be a fun change of scenery for vendors and visitors alike.  Saturday 7/29-end of season (November) we will be as usual in Taos Plaza.

Plan ahead by bringing a blanket and make it a picnic-market with friends and family!

Monthly Newsletter

This season we are committed to getting out a Monthly Newsletter to let you know what we have going on each month. We decided to make it a monthly newsletter so that we aren’t clogging up your inbox! You can expect general news about the market and always a recipe from the incredible Karen Todd: who is not only an incredible Chef/Baker (as I’m sure you are aware) but also the Treasurer of our Board of Directors. Right now we are looking for volunteers to help out Saturday afternoons with breakdown, helping market organizers, farmers, and other vendors so we can leave the Plaza in an orderly fashion to keep our neighbor-shopkeepers happy! From 12-1:30 we could use help from some able bodied community members, if you or anyone you know may be interested please contact us at: info@taosfarmersmarket.org

See our June Newsletter here:   June Newsletter TFM

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Volunteer Positions: apply now!

Interested in becoming a part of the local food culture? Volunteer!  The best way to meet local farmers and artisans is to help them and market organizers on Saturday mornings!

We have volunteer positions:

  • Help with market organization
  • Help set-up and breakdown of market area
  • Help farmers in their booths
  • Help at our info booth
  • Help shoppers around the market

Email: info@taosfarmersmarket.org

Subject:  I want to Volunteer!

Tell us:

  • why you love the Taos Farmers Market?
  • what is your availability this summer?
  • are you physically capable of lifting 50 lbs? (we will not discriminate based on this question but we will  assign jobs accordingly, there are volunteer positions for people of all abilities!)
  • your contact info

THANK YOU!!! It takes a community to make the market a success, with your help we can do even more for each other!

OPENING DAY May 13!

The city is buzzing with anticipation for Opening Day – we can’t even count how many times we’ve been asked when the market opens….

MAY 13

MAY 13

MAY 13

MAY 13

see you all at the plaza!

8:00am-12:30pm and don’t forget your shopping bags

Spring Vendor Meeting- 4/15 1pm at the Taos Library

Farmers & Vendors,

The Spring Vendor Meeting is THIS Saturday April 15th at 1pm at the Taos Library: 402 Camino de la Placita – we will be in one of the conference rooms.

At this meeting:

  • Meet the TFM board and the new market employees
  • Get all the important information regarding the 2017 season
  • Fill out all important documents if you choose to accept EBT, Double Up Food Bucks, WIC & Seniors Checks…
  • If you haven’t already, you can pay your booth fee (half due 4/15) and reserve a permanent spot for the season
  • Have a chat with your fellow vendors who you’ve missed all winter!

If you have not already turned in your 2017 Farmers Application please be prepared to at this meeting, we are always accepting local farmers!

We are also still accepting applications for Prepared-Food vendors or Value-Added vendors (no bakers), as we have a few spots to fill.  Also if you turned in your application but forgot to include your signed Rules & Regulations page: this must be turned in if you plan on vending this season.

On behalf of the TFM board and employees, we look forward to meeting all of you, if we haven’t already, this Saturday 4/15 at 1pm at the Taos Library.