Join Our Market

Interested in becoming a vendor or farmer at our Downtown SLO Thursday Night Farmers’ Market? Read on to see if you qualify!

First – Verify you are eligible!

We accept applications from:

  • Downtown Business Improvement District Members – Not sure if you are one? You can click HERE to see the BID boundaries
  • Non-Members – Anyone from anywhere as long as they have a commercially zoned storefront with their name on the outside that is public facing and accessible during regularly operating store hours.
  • Entertainers
  • Novelty – These vendors provide a set price service (Ex: Face Painting). Retail does not qualify for this category
  • Non-Profit/Not-for-Profit
  • Government/Political Agencies
  • Non-storefronts – We accept applications from vendors who do not have a storefront in a very limited capacity. Only retail vendors qualify for this. Serving or selling prepared food does not qualify for this!
  • Farmers – If you are a farmer, please contact SLOFMA FIRST to find out if you are eligible. They can be contacted HERE

We do not allow the following vendors/items at The Market:

  • Food Trucks/trailers
  • Age restricted product
  • Stickers for distribution or sale

Second – Time to apply!

How to Apply:

If you are eligible, it is time to apply! We use www.farmspread.com for all vendor applications and management.

1) Follow the complete step-by-step guide to apply:  HERE

2) There is a $15 non-refundable application fee that will be required upon submission of your application

3) All applications are reviewed by our Farmers’ Market Committee for approval consideration on the second Wednesday of every month.

4)Questions on the application process? Email farmers@downtownslo.com or call  805-541-0286 ext 2

Have more questions?

Contact the Market Manager at farmers@downtownslo.com OR call us at (805) 541-0286 ext 2!