Truro Farmers Market Vendor Application Instructions

For Interested Vendors…

Thank you for your interest in selling at the Truro Educational Farmers’ Market. If you would like to sell your Cape Cod harvest at the Market, please read the literature below and fill out the relevant forms. Our fairly firm rule is that your food – only food –  must be grown, made or caught in Barnstable County. Thanks again and have a great day!

Simple Instructions:

1. Read the 2024 TFM Handbook

2. Read the Truro Board of Health Conditions for Farmers’ Market Food Vendors

3. Complete the Vendor Application. This is an online form, include applicable vendor fee with additional paperwork detailed below that you mail in.  Remember, we update our Ed Boards and need your wise thoughts on your local food work! All other paperwork detailed below must be filled out and sent in to our mailing address or scanned and emailed to the Truro Farmers’ Market Manager.

4. Complete the Token Program Agreement Form so you can accept tokens. Vendors who sell food to be prepared or consumed at home are eligible for this program.  Vendors who sell food only to be consumed at the market are not eligible (per USDA rules).

5. Complete the following Truro Board of Health form that applies to you:

a. If you are a vendor of raw, unprocessed foods (if you do not see your food category listed on the Whole Product form please check the Board of Health form in option b.): Submit the Board of Health’s Farmers’ Market Whole Product Registration Form (Note: no fee charged by the Town of Truro)        


b. If you are a vendor of processed foods (from certified kitchens and/or restaurants) or other permitted foods (i.e. meat, sprouts, fish, vinegar, etc): Submit the Board of Health’s Farmers’ Market Temporary Food Service Permit (Note: include a $10 fee payable to the Town of Truro. New vendors must appear before the Truro Board of Health – repeat vendors do not. Repeat vendors: please note foods not previously approved on your application as they MUST be approved by Health Agent to sell at the market)

6. Double-Check: You have filled out the online Vendor Application and you are mailing the Token Form, PLUS Board of Health forms and any additional documentation as necessary depending upon what kinds of foods you wish to sell. Don’t forget the check/s!

7. Mail forms & payment/s TO OUR ADDRESS below. DO NOT send materials directly to the Board of Health. If the Board of Health receives the information without our stamped approval, IT WILL NOT BE PROCESSED. Thank you!

Truro Farmers’ Market Manager

Jackie Opitz

Sustainable CAPE

PO Box 988

Truro, MA 02666

For further questions please email the Truro Farmers Market manager.

P.S. For vendors interested in applying to both our Provincetown and Truro Educational Farmers’ Markets: New in 2024, we are streamlining the application process so you only need to complete a single form to apply to both markets. When completing either application, you will be prompted to note interest in applying to the other market. While completion of separate Town Board of Health applications and market fees will be required, one application will reduce duplication of effort for market vendors.

Note: Our forms are updated online every year by March.  All application materials have been updated for the 2024 Season as of 3/20/2024.

Truro Farmer's Market
Truro Farmer's Market
Truro Farmer's Market