Necessary Qualifications to Participate in the Tuesday Night Market

  • Certified growers who wish to sell agricultural produce.

  • Artists and Craftspeople who wish to sell their own homemade arts and/or crafts.

  • Processed Food Vendors who wholly produce, manufacture and package products for sale that are not ready-to-eat.

  • Wine and other alcoholic beverage vendors who wholly produce, manufacture and bottle products for sale to go.

  • Established food service businesses who wish to sell barbecued, pre-prepared or pre-packaged foods for consumption at the Market.

  • Non-profit/community service agencies/local small businesses who wish to tell their story to Market attendees.

  • Corporate Sponsors who contract directly with the Hillsboro Tuesday Night Market.

ODA Food Safety and guidelines

Please make sure you understand our Policies and Procedures. Read and/or Download the 2019 Handbook

Vendor Tips are a great way to help make sure you comply with our rules and regulations and have a successful market experience.


New Vendors, Please read down to find the requirements for you.

 

Produce, Plants and Flowers

10x10 space. It is required that each vendor grow 100% of the product he/she sells. Only locally (i.e. Oregon and southwest Washington) grown, caught and gathered products may be sold at the market. Examples include berries, fruits, grains, flowers, fish, vegetables and nuts, plants, trees, and herbs. Each produce and nursery vendor must have a farm check prior to attending the market. Applications must be turned in at least two weeks prior to attending the markets to allow time for the market manager to make a farm check.

 
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Crafters and Artisans

Tuesday Marketplace will strive the limit the number of like products offered by local artisans and vendors. Each item must be made by the vendor. The market does not allow resale of products bought from distributors. All new crafters and artisans will be required to be juried by the market manager prior to attending the market. This could be in person or via your online presence.

 
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All crafters/artists are accepted on a “first-come, first served” basis, with consideration given to prior attendance record, vendor seniority, product quality, and uniqueness of the product. Applications from new vendors must be turned in at least two weeks prior to attending the market to allow time for the market manager to jury the product. All new vendors are also required to attend the Vendor Orientation Meeting typically held in May.


Wines, Micro Breweries, Cider and Distilleries

10x10 space. Local wineries, microbreweries, and distilleries are encouraged to participate and offer tastings and sell bottles to go. OLCC temporary event license is required. Self-produced foods may be sold by approval if they fall within our processed foods procedures.

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Processed Foods

10x10 space. Agricultural producers may have their products dried, ground, roasted, smoked, frozen or otherwise altered in a simple, one-stage processing method. Products must have appropriate labels with names, address, product name, ingredients, net weight, permits, price, and any other information required by the Oregon Department of Agriculture.

Non-agricultural producers may sell products which they have cooked, canned, preserved or otherwise treated in a certified kitchen. Products must have appropriate labels with name, address, product name, ingredients, net weight, and price.

Processed food vendors must make products in a certified kitchen. Processed food vendors will not be allowed into any market prior to providing the market office with required documents.

 
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Prepared Food - Main Food Court

Tents 10'x 12'
Food Trucks 12'x 15' space permitting.
We encourage freshly prepared locally sourced foods cooked on site. Preference will be given to those with menus featuring healthy choices; more fresh fruits and greens, less fried and sugared. We are also encouraging healthier soft drink options and child size portions. Soda and sugary drinks are being phased out and recommend drinks in a refillable container. No glass. No Styrofoam. Please check with the manager for drink approvals.

 
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Vendors must provide proof of liability insurance, a copy of a current Temporary For-Profit Restaurant License, and all other licenses or permits required by the city, county or state to sell at any market (obtained from the ODA Food Safety at (503) 986-4750). Prepared food vendors will not be allowed into any market prior to providing the market office with these documents.Water, soda, and soft drinks, bottled, canned or fountain, or alcohol, is permitted for sale only by vendors approved to do so. Vendors are required to protect the ground from grease and foods by covering the exposed area where food will be prepared, cooked and served. Vendors are also requested to serve foods in non-Styrofoam containers.


Nonprofit/Community Benefit/Small Business

The Tuesday Marketplace, on a case-by-case basis, allows nonprofit/community benefit organizations and small business to attend the markets. Please contact the market manager for space availability, fees, and information on the products that can be displayed.

The Hillsboro Tuesday Marketplace retains the right to refuse any organization for any reason. Nonprofit/community benefit organization/small business admission is at the discretion of the market manager.

 
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Political or Religious Activities

The Tuesday Marketplace is not a forum for political or religious activities. Permits will not be issued to persons or organizations wishing to campaign or proselytize. No solicitation is allowed.


Application Process

After you have read and understood our Policies and Procedures, either set up or go to your account with Manage My Market and select 2019 Hillsboro Tuesday Night Market.