The Hinesville Downtown Farmers’ Market, coming up to its fourth season, is accepting vendor applications for 2013.
Fresh local produce, agricultural/farm items, flowers and plants, baked goods, specialty foods, prepared foods and original crafts will be featured at the market, which is in Bradwell Park/Commerce Street, across from city hall in downtown Hinesville.
The 2013 market will run from 4-7 p.m. each Thursday from May through October except for July 4. The spring and fall markets are held March throug h April and November and are an optional, free bonus to all seasonal vendors.
Vendors who take advantage of early-bird registration by Feb. 15 will receive a reduced seasonal fee of $150 for general vendors and $250 for prepared-food vendors. The regular seasonal fee for is $200 for general vendors and $300 for prepared food vendors. Vendors also have an option to participate for $15 per week.
“We have great things planned for our 2013 market season and are very excited to begin,” HDDA Program Assistant Katrina Barrow said.
The market also offers a “refer a farmer” program, which recruits additional agricultural goods.
“We are specifically looking for vendors who sell bread, cheeses, plants, herbs, seafood and certified organic produce,” Barrow said.
Entertainment proposals and nonprofit application also are being accepted.
For applications or more information, call 877-4332, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.hinesvilledowntown.com.