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Applications from vendors are accepted until February 21 for the Bloomington Farmers’ Market in 2024



Bloomington, Indiana – Applications for the 50th anniversary Bloomington Community Farmer’s Market are open to local businesses and farmers in the area. The application period ends on February 21 at 5 p.m.

Farm vendors must be residents of Indiana and actively involved in the production of their commodities to be permitted to set up booths. Farmers must pay a $20 application fee. According to the City of Bloomington website, the City of Bloomington assesses vendors and company owners who wish to offer prepared food and beverages at the market. The evaluation criteria are based on the usage of locally produced goods, customer happiness, and one’s menu. The application process for suppliers of food and beverages is free. Preference is given to Bloomington businesses.

Tuesday and Saturday are market days at the Bloomington Community Farmers’ Market.

The Saturday market is located at 401 N. Morton St., close to Bloomington City Hall, and opens in April from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. In September and October, the market will open at nine in the morning. For the first four Saturdays in November, there are changes to the schedule and venue. November markets are located beneath the Switchyard Park Pavilion at 1601 S. Rogers St. and are open from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

From June through September, the Tuesday market is held outside the pavilion building of Switchyard Park from 4 to 7 p.m.

There will be celebrations and events to mark the milestone, but details are still pending.

Online applications are accessible. You can obtain paper applications by contacting the Parks and Recreation department of the City of Bloomington at 812-349-3700.



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