Potential fees for starting your farmers market business (these are some examples of fees that you can expect to encounter if you are accepted at one of AIM’s markets).
AIM Annual Registration Fee: $150 once approved
Stall fee schedule:
All Fees are for a 10’ x 10’ space per day
- Farmer $50
- Rancher $55
- Food Prepared off-site(prepackaged) $55
- Food Prepared on-site (temporary food facility) $65
- Artisan $57-Sunday San Rafael, Oakland/Grand Lake
- Artisan $45-Thursday San Rafael, Hayward, Newark, Stonestown
- Agricultural Nonprofit/Sponsor $50
- Commercial Vendor $65
*Winter rates (December – March) $5 per 10′ stall discount
The health permit and business liability insurance fees are estimates and can change at any time. Additional fees and/or permits may be required.
Health Permit (for prepackaged and on-site food booths) fees vary: $375-$1100 per year
Business Liability insurance (prices vary): $500-$1000 (or more) per year
AIM does not recommend any particular insurance agency. Some following leads are:
North Bay Insurance Brokers, Inc
Hartford Insurance Company
Campbell Risk Management
Farmers Market Coalition Insurance Tip Sheet
George Peterson Insurance Agency
Shahinian Insurance Services, Inc.
You are responsible for bringing your own equipment such as tents, tables, chairs, etc.