Thank you for your interest in becoming a vendor at Gorge Grown Farmers Markets. Gorge Grown manages three farmers markets in the Columbia River Gorge: Hood River Farmers Market, Mercado del Valle and White Salmon Farmers Market. We are proud to host markets that serve as a small business incubator for the many wonderful farms, nurseries, bakeries, meat and fish providers, cheese makers, specialty food producers and artists our area has to offer. Our markets have grown to be flourishing community events that bring neighbors together to share the local flavors of the Gorge.
CORE SEASON: SATURDAYS | 9AM – 1PM | 501 COLUMBIA STREET | MAY – NOVEMBER
2023 Farmers Market Vendor Packet (Rules & Guidelines)
Online Application for Food & Farm Vendors | PDF available here
Please note: we are not accepting applications from artists & craft makers for the core season. Please consider applying to the winter season. Link below.
WINTER SEASON: 1ST & 3RD SATURDAYS | 10AM – 12PM | 403 PORTWAY AVE | DEC – APRIL
Gorge Grown Farmers Markets are a place to showcase locally grown, raised, sourced, and produced products. Products allowed at the market include:
The Vendor Packet contains market rules and operating procedures.
Application fees can be submitted through the application for with a debit card or credit. Application fees can also be paid via check. Instructions are included in the application.
The application fee $25 before the priority deadline, $35 after.
On or around the priority deadline, Gorge Grown Food Network will review applications and be in contact with all applicants regarding acceptance to market. If you submit your application after the priority deadline, GGFN will be in contact within two weeks of receiving your application.
The selection process for vendors takes into consideration many factors, including product quality, sourcing, presentation, seniority, regulation compliance, customer service and the right product and vendor mix to ensure a successful market.
Craft makers and artists will be juried before being allowed to sell at Gorge Grown Farmers Markets. A product review committee comprised of members of the arts community will rule on crafter applications.
If you are offered a booth space, you are required to attend a vendor orientation meeting. Vendors that miss the mandatory orientation will be asked to attend an alternative meeting. Vendors that join a market after the scheduled orientation will need to attend a meeting with the farmers market manager to review important topics covered before starting at the market.