Agricultural Producer Vendor Application

NEW VENDORS: A $25 application fee is required in order to process any new vendor applications. Pay the fee here. Must be paid before TFM will consider your application or discuss details surrounding your application. No refunds issued. Paying this fee does not guarantee admission to the market(s).

Link to the City of Austin (COA) Farmers’ Market health department permit for vending items other than uncut fruits and vegetables or items pre-packaged in your commercial kitchen not considered hazardous by the local health authority.
  • Ranchers: Frozen meats require a City of Austin (COA) Farmers’ Market health permit (B) and must be processed and packaged at approved and permitted facilities. They must be labeled and must meet TFER rules for time kept hot or cold as required.
  • Eggs only: Requires a health department permit but the fee is waived by COA. Eggs must be kept cooled at 45 degrees or less.
  • Nursery Vendors: Any business that grows or distributes plants with the intent to sell in temporary markets or at a temporary location needs a Nursery Floral License Class M and an Event Permit for each event (each market day you attend).
Farmers’ Market Permitting FAQs:
  • What type of permit do I need?
  • COA Food permitting FAQ sheet
  • COA phone number (512) 978-0300
  • Address: 1520 Rutherford Lane, 78767. Southeast entrance, building 1, 2nd floor
  • Walk-in Hours: Monday through Friday 7:45 AM to 3:30 PM, call to confirm hours for lobby (7:45a-4:30p)
  • The processed permit must be picked up in person.

Click here to fill out the agricultural producer application.