Prospective Farmers Market Vendors

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If you are interested in joining the market as a vendor, please start by reading our guidelines listed in the vendor application below.  To be considered as a vendor you must complete an application, read and sign the waiver and agreement to the rules in the operating guidelines.

We are primarily a producers’ market with a limited number of artisan crafts, that focus on garden, kitchen or natural products, hand crafted, and absolutely no re-sales on any items.  Sales of food products, whether at farmers markets or road side stands, are regulated by the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce (MDAC) and the Mississippi Department of Health.  

The sale of any food product, including produce and processed food, requires attendance at a food safety class. 

If you would like to sell meat, milk, cheese, poultry or eggs you must have a Retail Food Sanitation License from MDAC. 

Sale of acidified products, like pickles, require attendance at an Acidified Canning Class.  Home processed low risk foods are permissible for sale with certain conditions. See the Food Cottage information below.   The market works partners with the DeSoto County MSU Extension office to offer Food Safety and Acidified Food Canning classes.

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Fee Schedule: The fee is $15 per vendor space, each Saturday, payable at the market.  Those who sign up and pay for the entire season receive a 15% discount on booth fees.

Application: The application tutorial will take you to Manage My Market,, an on-line farmers market management company. There you will follow the instructions to complete and submit your application. Please READ all the messages and the “Vendor Agreement” BEFORE you submit your application. Once you are ready to apply:


 For help, click:    APPLICATION TUTORIAL 



Permit Requirements for Farmers Market Vendors

Egg vendor information

Mississippi Cottage Food law

Cottage Food Label (example)

Certified Farmers Market and Agriculture Exemptions

The Hernando Farmers Market is a Certified Farmers Market with the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce. Certifed-Farmers-Market-logo