Current and prospective vendors are invited to the Sedalia Area Farmers’ Market  interest and food safety training meeting at 6:00 p.m. ThursdayMarch 5th, 2019 at the Thompson Conference Center, Side A (West Side), located in the Heckart Science and Allied Health Center, State Fair Community College. 

Prospective vendors will learn about plans for the 2020 market and receive information about rules and regulations. All vendors in attendance will partake in food safety training provided by the Pettis County Health Department and certification of scales through the Missouri Department of Agriculture Weights & Measures. Egg licenses will also be available to those who plan to sell eggs.   (Julie Harris will arrive at 5:15 to start certifying scales and issuing egg licenses; bring one dozen eggs packaged and labeled as you would have for sell at the market). 

Every vendor is required to attend training in person or by video. 

As a local, producer-only market, all growers must be from Pettis County or its contiguous counties. The market has annual membership, as well as incremental or daily vendor fees. Vendors can submit applications and payment at the meeting.  

The first market day of the season will be Friday, May 1. The market is open from 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays at the Missouri State Fairgrounds. The market will open in the Handicap Parking Lot area just inside the 16th Street entrance and Gate 3 due to construction at the Centennial Gate