2018 Main Street Farmers Market Opening Day is May 5 and Vendor Applications being accepted now

Dates for the 2018 Main Street Farmers Market, held annually in the Pocket Park, have been released, and the application process for vendors is now open.

Vendors can be anyone who grows or makes their own products, and the market operates under the Arkansas Cottage Food Laws, which allow many non-perishable food items to be produced via non-commercial kitchens. Vendors can sign up for the entire season for a discount, or sell for a single day. One-day rate is $10.

Opening Day is set for May 5, and will include live music and other festivities. The rest of the dates for the market will be 1st, 3rd, and 5th Saturdays, May through September. Dates are as follows:

May 19

June 2 (also Southern Food Festival on Main Street; market moves to the street)

June 16

June 30

July 7


August 4

August 18

September 1

September 15

September 29

Market hours of operation are 8 a.m. to noon. To become a vendor at the market, email mainstreetbatesville@gmail.com or visit the Main Street Farmers Market Facebook page.