Become a vendor

The Mabou Farmers’ Market is a source of locally produced foods, arts and crafts. Our vendors come from local farms, market gardens, fishing boats, studios, and workshops. We’re always interested in new vendors and welcome local producers and artisans.

Applications are now closed for our 2023 season. Any application submitted will be reviewed on a case by case basis for our waiting list. BEFORE applying please read our vendor rules and regulations. Submission of this application means that you have read and agreed to the vendor rules and regulations.

Relevant Links

  • Mabou Farmers’ Market Rules and Regulations.
  • Secondary Producer Guidelines for Artisans & Crafters
  • Health Canada’s Consumer Product Safety – Cosmetics page

      Contact Information

      Please keep your contact information up to date. Changes should be emailed to:

      Do you allow this information and any product photographs to be used on the Mabou Farmers Market website and social media pages?

      How often do you plan to attend the Market? (Full-time: every week, Part-time: only some weeks) *Please note that Full-time status is only available to those who attended 15 weeks or more in the previous Market season. If you have any questions regarding your status, please contact the Market Manager.

      If planning on attending part-time, what dates to you wish to attend.
      June 04June 11June 18June 25July 02July 09July 16July 23July 30August 06August 13August 20August 27Sept. 03Sept. 10Sept. 17Sept. 24Oct. 01Oct. 08

      How many 8x10' booth spaces are you requesting? (Tables are not provided. Vendors must bring their own tables) (Please note: we cannot guarantee more than one booth space per vendor)

      Are you requesting a premium booth space? (Please note: We have limited premium booths)

      Are you willing to set up outdoors if we are unable to accomodate you inside the arena (weather permitting)?

      Do you require electricity?

      How many electrical appliances will you use each week?

      Describe what electrical equipment you plan to use below (Pricing for Electrical Equipment is based on each appliance, each week - Lamps/Lighting: $1/week, Cooking Appliance (hot plate, kettles, coffee makers, etc): $2 per appliance each week, Fridge/Freezer: $5/market, $5/week to stay on during the week):

      Do you have any special needs or requirements?

      Website Listing

      On our webpage,, we feature each vendor with a 100-250 word description and a photo. Please e-mail your photo along with the description of your business, which should include: a clear description of what you sell, and contact information, so customers can reach you. Please also include any photos of yourself and your product that can be used for social media purposes. New photos are encouraged!

      Please provide these details below:

      Food Vendors

      List any Schedule A foods and Schedule B foods:

      A reminder that Schedule A Food Vendors must apply for a permit through

      All vendors of food products must familiarize themselves and comply with the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture's Guidelines for Public Markets:

      Do you have the required permit(s)?
      (Please email a copy of your permit to the Market Manager)

      Permits must be displayed at each market. It is the vendor’s responsibility to be familiar with, and to comply with all necessary government permits.

      Cosmetic Products

      If selling soaps, salves, bath, body care and other cosmetic products:

      I Agree to the above:

      Craft Vendors

      This section is REQUIRED for craft vendors: Please list ALL of your products in detail:

      Did you make/ design your product?

      If not, then who did?

      Describe the steps you take to create your product.

      How many of these elements are not of your own making?

      Artists/ Photographers/ Authors

      Are you selling your own work?

      • If you are a vendor new to our market, we require email images of your products to: for review.

      • Please send 3 photos, no bigger than 10Mb in size.

      Vendor Agreement

      Note: Any substantial changes to your products during the course of the season must first
      be approved through a new application for those products.

      • I, the undersigned, have read and complied with all necessary government permits and regulations.

      • I have also read the 2023 Mabou Farmers’ Market Rules and Regulations, and agree to comply with them.

      • I agree to pay Membership and Table fees as outlined in the 2023 Mabou Farmers' Market Rules and Regulations.

      • I agree that I am solely liable for products I sell.

      • I understand that non-compliance with the bylaws could result in the forfeiture of my right to participate in the Mabou Farmers’ Market.

      • I have grown or produced all products I am selling.

      I Agree *