MVGHF Vendor Application

Please use this application form to apply online.


2024 Vendor Application

The 21st Annual Mohawk Valley Garlic and Herb Festival committee invites you to apply as a vendor.

This year’s festival will be held September 14, 2024, from 10 AM to 5 PM. We anticipate more than 5,000 attendees. The festival asks attendees for a $5 suggested donation, children under 12 free, family/group suggested donation is $15.

We accept applications for these categories:

Garlic Grower, Herb/Produce Grower, Fine Artisan, Festival Cuisine Vendor, Food Product Producer, and Non-Profit Organization.

New applicants: please include a thorough description of your products and photos of booth set-up. JURIED Items ONLY. The decision of the judges is final.

If accepted as a vendor: Vendors do not have exclusive rights to the sale of any particular item. All vendors must provide their own shelter with business signage and adequate tie-downs. Prepare for grass or pavement. The festival is held rain or shine. A no-show from a vendor results in no invitations to future festivals. Vendor spaces are limited and particular spaces are not guaranteed. Double booths are only given to demo booths. If application is accepted, the fee is nonrefundable. A Best-in-Show is awarded each year - decorate accordingly. Set-up for all vendors is on Saturday from 7AM to 9:30 AM. You may be assigned a specific load- in time frame.

Please note: The festival will end at 5 PM. Early teardown results in no further invitations. “Sold-out” signs will be provided to vendors whose products sell out prior to 5 PM, but the vendor booth MUST stay intact! 72 hour cancellation notice is required. Do NOT bring your pet with you. NO dogs allowed inside festival grounds.

Electricity: Are you bringing a quiet inverter generator? Please notify us. All vendors must post any required permits and licenses. Vendors MUST provide proof of liability insurance. All food vendors are counted as 2 spaces and must meet all local health department regulations. Food vendors and product producers must include at least one food item that is garlic and/or herb flavored on their menu.

Questions?

For questions or more information, please contact mohawkvalleygarlic@gmail.com. Check the website www.mvghf.com for updates on the festival and FaceBook to share the event page. The small, hardworking festival committee is always grateful for volunteer help or feedback.

10X10 space rates: (Artisan, Farmer, Producer, Grower)

Non-profits: contact us for more info.

Submitted by March 1st- $75
Submitted by June 1st- $100

Food Vendor $150 / $200 after March 1st

June 1st application FINAL deadline and payment due.

Pay on www.mvghf.com online or checks payable to: Local Foods Incubator, Inc.

Apply online or print and return application to MVGHF:

MVGHF
PO BOX 971
Little Falls, NY 13365

Specify type of vendor
City of Little Falls Food Vendor Permit
First time attendees please attach photos of booth or email photos to mohawkvalleygarlic@gmail.com.
Acknowledgement
Please enter full name.
Those of you who have been with us before, please comment on how we can make our festival better.
Payment method
Mail checks with application to: MVGHF PO BOX 971 Little Falls, NY 13365
IMPORTANT DATE!

March 1st is the deadline for reduced rates.

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