REAP Olean Farmers Market

Saturdays May 13, 2017 - October 28, 2017
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Olean Center Mall parking lot near the front entrance adjacent to North Union Street.
Every vendor at the farmers market must be a member of REAP. We are a community of proprietors committed to growing and strengthening small agriculture and local business.

We have monthly meetings during the winter months, but members have year-round access to fellow members for insight, input, conversation and consultation. We grow stronger together!

To join REAP, you can either download the application here as a pdf to print and mail in, or you can fill it out online below.

Name:
Date:
Complete Address:
Business Name:
Business Address (if different from above):
Phone number to reach you at:
Email Address:
In case of emergency, we will contact (Name, phone):
Is this for REAP membership only (no farm market booth) - $15 annual membership fee?: Check box if this application is for membership only
Please check category of product(s) you wish to market at REAP Farmers Markets:
Fruits/Vegetables (you must fill out a crop plan)
Nursery Products:- annuals
Nursery Products:- perennials
Nursery Products:- vegetables/herbs
Cut Flowers
Baked Goods - you will be asked to specify below
Cut Herbs
Maple/Honey Proucts - you will be asked to specify below
Preserves
Cheese
Garlic
Eggs
Crafts - you will be asked to specify below
Meats - you will be asked to specify below
Other - you will be asked to specify below

If you selected baked goods, maple or honey products, crafts, meats, or Other from the list above, then please detail the specific products you wish to sell at the market in the box below.

Specific items I plan to buy for resale. (Please refer to rules regarding buying-in)
I plan to attend the R.E.A.P. sponsored Farmers Market during the months of:
May
June
July
August
September
October
Your application MUST be electronically signed below. If you need to submit other applicable documents such as crop Plan, permits (see below) and fees (membership and market fees), these need to be submitted before your application can be reviewed.

Any applications received after April 15 of the market year will be subject to a 2 week waiting period before selling.

Please make check or money order payable to: R.E.A.P.
Remit to: REAP P.O. Box 723 Olean, NY 14760
Questions: Mark Schindlbeck, President (716-676-9181)

Licenses, Permits, and Certificates

  1. Food preservers wishing to sell jarred fruits, vegetables, pickled products, sauces, relishes, and other low-acid foods must provide proof of manufacture under a NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets approved processing method at an inspected facility. (20-C)
  2. Vendors wishing to sell baked goods and/or jam and jellies, must provide a copy of their NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets Home Processor Certificate, a current water test certificate, and conform to labeling requirements.
  3. Vendors wishing to sell plants (annual or perennial) must include a copy of their NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets Nursery Registration Certificate. (Growers and Sellers certificates)

Definitions:

  1. Bona fide farmer (grower) (taken from NYS Farmers Market Manager Training Manual): The seller is the producer of the products being offered for sale, from land he owns or rents, with control over production, harvesting, and marketing of the products, and a financial interest in the products.

I, the undersigned, have read the Rules and Regulations of R.E.A.P. Farmers Markets, and do agree to abide by all of the rules and regulations.

  • I agree to operate my booth in a safe and courteous manner and to pay rents as set forth by the agreement.
  • I understand that my failure to comply with the rules and regulations could result in dismissal from the market.
  • I understand that the booth rent, length of season, and hours of operation are determined by the R.E.A.P. Board of Directors and, even if I do not agree with them, I will abide by them.
  • I verify that all information I have provided about my farm and products for sale is accurate and true.
  • As a vendor wishing to rent space, I agree to save, hold harmless, and indemnify R.E.A.P., its sponsoring agency, host locations, members, and employees from any and all liability or responsibility pertaining to any damages to person or property on the site leased by me from R.E.A.P., when such damages, or liability arise out of any acts of my own, or of my employees or associates, located at said site.
  • Proprietor Electronic Signature - Type your formal name as you would in a signature. This constitutes the same meaning and responsibilies as signing in ink.