vendor 101

Ready to get out of the cubicle and bring your product to market?

There are more than 50 weekly farmers’ markets in San Diego County. Learn how to take your crop, product, or idea and become a farmers’ market success story.

Our next Farmers’ Market Vendor 101 class will be held on Sunday, November 6 from 10AM – 3:00PM, with a lunch break on your own. Check-in begins at 9:30AM. Experienced market managers and other professionals will answer your questions, including…

  • How do I decide what to sell?
  • What are the basics of funding my business?
  • How do I create a brand?
  • What do I need to know about packaging and labeling?
  • What kind of equipment do I need and where do I find it?
  • How do I determine pricing and inventory?
  • What permits do I need and how do I get them?
  • Does the Cottage Food law affect my business?
  • What will it cost to get started?
  • How do I get accepted and make my product a best-seller?
  • Do I need a website? How do I leverage the power of social media?

Professionals will also be on-site to answer your questions about insurance, commercial kitchen space, equipment, marketing, and more!

Space is limited. $90 advance registration; tickets will not be sold at the door.

This class regularly sells out. Click HERE to register now!