What You Can Expect at Every Sullivan Catskills Farmers Market
While each farmers market in Sullivan County is independently operated, we’re coming together to improve your market experience.
We’re committed to helping you eat healthier by bringing in local fruits, vegetables, plus dairy, meat, baked goods and more!
Only farmers markets in Sullivan County who meet quality standards and support local farmers can use the Homegrown with Heart logo.
Local farmers have heart: they take pride in bringing the best to Sullivan County farmers markets – so you can bring the best home.
Where else can you meet all the farmers behind your food? Plus, farmers love sharing recipes and insider tips!
OUR COMMITMENT: PROTECTING & PROMOTING LOCAL FARMERS
To join the Sullivan Catskills Farmers Market collective, markets must meet guidelines that benefit producers and the public.
Registered as a Designated Farmers Market with New York State Agriculture and Markets
Consistent days/hours in a designated location within Sullivan County
At least 5 farmer-producers (from within a 75 mile radius of the market) who sell their own food products
At least 75% of vendors are farmer-producers (from within a 75 mile radius of the market) who sell their own food products.
The other 25% may be goods handcrafted by local artisans within a 75 mile radius i.e. individuals who create hand crafted products such as pottery, woodwork, textiles, and personal care products
Flea market items, antique items, books, toys, and any other goods not created by hand are not accepted. Community organizations that participate at market may offer promotional items not made by hand
Market has written regulations and rules
Market is certified to accept FMNP/SFMNP – vendors may or may not accept checks at their discretion
At least one full market season meeting the above requirements
Participate in annual 2-hour meeting at Cornell Cooperative Extension in Sullivan County
Have a market Facebook page, website, logo and market contact information (i.e email and phone number)
OUR PARTNERS: COMING TOGETHER
The collective of Sullivan Catskills Farmers Markets involves independent markets collaborating on joint education and outreach efforts. The resulting campaign is organized by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Sullivan County and the Sullivan County Planning Department.