Become a Vendor

Become a Vendor

2019 will mark the 174th year for the Dubuque Farmers’ Market!

Returning Dubuque Farmers’ Market Vendors,

Thank you for a wonderful 2018 season! We look forward to seeing you back at market (and with warmer weather) for the 2019 season!

New Dubuque Farmers’ Market Vendors,

Thank you for your interest in our market. Please review the handbook (FM 2019 Vendor Handbook-Final) for our last year guidelines and market rules. Our application process is open.

Thank you!

-Dubuque Main Street Staff, Farmers’ Market Managers

To apply to be a vendor at the Dubuque Farmers’ Market, click HERE to apply through our online registration system.

2019 DFM Vendor Handbook

Please note: All vendors must comply with all applicable city, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Vendors are responsible for complying with state and local health requirements and for obtaining all permits, licenses, and or inspections applicable to their products. All permits and/or licenses must be posted each Market day.

Items offered by vendors are to be grown, produced, or crafted at the vendor’s farm or home unless the vendor has been issued a Special Item Permit by the Dubuque Farmers’ Market Committee. Items requiring a Special Item Permit will be determined by the Farmers’ Market Executive Committee on a case-by-case basis. Vendors at the Dubuque Farmers’ Market shall reside within 100 miles of Dubuque.


Occasional Vendor: An Occasional Vendor may NOT register on-site the morning of market. The fee to participate as an Occasional Vendor is $45 per week. Occasional Vendors are limited to 6 times per market season to register as an occasional vendor. Additional dates will require registration as a Seasonal Vendor registration and Seasonal Vendor fees.

Seasonal Vendor: The fee to be a Seasonal Vendor at Market is $300 for the 26 Saturdays from May 4 to October 26, 2019.  This vendor fee includes the Market Money use fee. ALL vendors MUST accept the Money Market program. Market participants must commit to the entire market season unless agreements have been made with Market Manager.