Steps to Becoming a GreenFlea Vendor
your Sales Tax Certificate (NYS Certificate of Authority):
You must have one to reserve a space at the market.
You must do it online at: www.tax.ny.gov It will take
3 weeks to get the physical certificate sent to you
in the mail. You must possess this certificate before
you reserve a space and you MUST bring it to the market
on your first day!
(photo) this is what the certificate of Authority
2. Get your merchandise approved: New
vendors are not guaranteed admission. You must email
Juli - the market manager: firstname.lastname@example.org
and let her know you are a potential new vendor to
the market. In the email, state your first and last
name; business name if any; tax certificate number;
describe your merchandise and send photos. Juli will
email you back as to whether it is acceptable merchandise
for the market or not.
At the moment, there is a moratorium on new vendors
who sell jewelry. NO JEWELRY of any kind PLEASE! Also,
there are limits on scarves, hats, handbags, sunglasses,
hair accessories, t-shirts, and women's clothing.
If you make your own merchandise or are a crafter,
you have a better chance of being accepted. Any and
all artists and artisans are encouraged to apply.
Do not misrepresent your merchandise, if it is mass
produced or you are a wholesaler, please make this
information known. Counterfeit merchandise and 'knock-offs'
are strictly forbidden. New designer labeled merchandise
will not be accepted without a proper bill of sale.
Antique and vintage dealers are given priority as
space allows. Existing vendors must notify the market
if they want to make a change in their merchandise
offering. Vendors who do not get approval on merchandise
changes may not be allowed to sell the new merchandise
at the market.
3. Decide on Size/Type of Space:
x 5 ft.
x 10 ft. aisle
x 10 corner
x 10 aisle
or 140 (corner)
or 120 (corner)
* Peak periods: April 1 - June 30; Sept. 8 - Dec.
Indoor Spaces (Cafeteria & Hall)
- 5 ft.
- 10 ft.
x 9 - cafeteria
4. To make a Reservation: Reservations are made on
a weekly basis. EMAIL: Greenflea@aol.com
on the Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday of the Sunday
you want to work. Please state your first and last
name and business name if any and the size of space
you wish to book in the body of the email. If you
have been at the market previously and would like
the same space, please make it clear. That exact space
may not be available but it'll be easier to place
you in a preferred spot if you make your wishes known.
Please do not reserve your space by telephone calls.
If you are a new vendor,
DO NOT BOOK without a NYS Certificate of Authority.
Please note that assignments of spaces are made on
the basis of seniority and merchandise offered. All
emails will be answered in a reasonable time frame.
Hours of Operation:
Sunday market is open 10 AM to 5:30 for shoppers.
Vendor set-up time is approximately an hour earlier;
vendors should be out of the market by 7:30
pm on Sunday.
Registration Fee: New vendors pay a one-time
$40 fee on first day. Waived for those selling used/antique
Sunday market:$3 for a small (24 x 48), $5
for large (30x72). Chairs $1. Rent fee for tables
and chairs will be collected in midday by a staff
Tent Rentals : please call Freddie Kelly
Cancellation for any reason
can be made up to NOON on Friday without penalty.
All cancellations after NOON on Friday for any reason
will be assessed a penalty of ½ the booked
space fee. This will be payable the next market
day you book.
NO EXCEPTIONS will be made. Cancellations due to
weather is only acceptable when you arrive on the
Sunday morning and cannot set up due to weather
- wind/rain/snow, etc
or email us at GreenFlea@aol.com
Acceptable Payments Forms:
Payment is made at the market the day you work.
Cash or money orders only for new vendors. No refunds
are given. You will be given a receipt for your
rent and registration fee. Subsequent rents may
be paid by check if approved by market management.
There is a $35 bounced check fee so be careful.
Credit cards are not accepted for payment of rent.
does it take to make the day a bad weather day ?
is really the heart of the matter. Remember that
we are talking about weather in the neighborhood
of the market not the vendor's neighborhood. Bad
weather for outdoor vendors consists of:
in the form of rain or snow it must be at least¼
inch of rain or 2 inches of snow. And this must
be before 1 PM.
cold temperature below 35° F (during the entire
heat temperature above 90° F (during the entire
vendors should be prepared to work in most weather
conditions with the exception of heavy rain or snow.
If you are not, please notify us before Friday noon.
are the options for a vendor if the forecast calls
for bad weather?
seems to be some confusion about what your options
are on bad weather days. It is actually straightforward:
willing to take any chances? Please cancel
by Friday at noon. No questions asked. No penalty
for doing so. (You could then try to re-book on
Sunday morning if the weather turned out to be
Would you consider a space inside? please
email us Greenflea@aol.com to request a space
indoors. Just leave us a message.
to wait until the last minute?? You may
cancel for bad weather on the morning of the market
please email us Greenflea@aol.com. If you guess
wrong and cancel when it is not a bad weather
day or if you just don't show up at all, you will
be charged one-half the rent.
you come to market and SET UP, you are
obligated to pay the rent even if you don't work
the whole day. NO EXCEPTIONS TO THIS. So stay
outside the gates if you want to wait and see.
you park in the yard, you will have to
pay the rent for your vending space as well. We
are not a parking garage.
we are talking about the actual weather experienced
on the day of the market not the forecast. The forecast
is right about 30% of the time.