Joining Our Market Family
(Click above link to submit your application)
If you are interested in becoming a vendor at any of our markets, you are REQUIRED to complete the
Vendor Application by clicking the above link.
We will give additional consideration to applicants who follow the process.
Rules for Application
1. You are applying as a certified producer, hot or packaged food vendor or crafter/artisan
2. You have obtained all applicable licenses and permits as required for the City in which you wish to sell
ALL VENDORS must obtain a business permit for the City in which the market is located
(e.g. if you are applying for the Otay Ranch CFM located in Chula Vista you must apply at the City of Chula Vista, and if you are applying in Ocean Beach or at the Gaslamp Artisan Market, you must apply at the City of San Diego)
For certified producers (farmers) visit the Department of Agriculture, Weights and Measures at
http://www.sandiegocounty.gov/content/sdc/awm/farmers_markets/CPC.html for additional information.
For prepared and/or packaged food vendors, visit the Department of Environmental Health (DEH) website at
http://www.sandiegocounty.gov/content/sdc/deh/fhd/food/tempevents.html for additional information.
All PREPARED FOOD vendors must have insurance and provide a copy of Evidence of Insurance with their application
ALL PACKAGED FOOD VENDORS AND MERCHANDISE VENDORS must have a California Seller's Permit which you obtain from the State of California.
By submitting an application you are certifying that you have, and will maintain,
all required permits and insurance.
3. Your submittal of the Vendor Application indicates your acknowledgement that all the information you provided is true and correct
and that the selection and placement of vendors is at the discretion of market ownership/management.
PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER FOR AN EVENT UNTIL YOU HAVE RECEIVED AN EMAIL FROM US INVITING YOU TO PARTICIPATE.
FOLLOWING THE RULES WILL BE TAKEN INTO CONSIDERATION WHEN WE ARE REVIEWING APPLICATIONS AND SELECTING VENDORS.
Once your application is submitted, you may bring samples of your wares to any of our markets and provide to
David, Market Manager.
Please understand that we receive many calls and emails every day and unfortunately, cannot respond to everyone.
We will contact you if we find a market that will be a good match for you and your products.
WEEKLY MARKET FEES
(Updated April 1, 2023)
Gaslamp Artisan Market
All Vendors $155
Otay Ranch CFM
Certified Producer 7% of gross sales
Prepared Foods $58*
*Hot and Prepared Foods and Crafters are a minimum $58 or 10% of gross sales, whichever is greater, plus the $2 state fee
Ocean Beach CFM
Certified Producer $25 or 7% of gross sales (whichever is greater) plus $2 state fee
Prepackaged Foods $78
Hot Foods $98
Crafters in lots $68
Crafters on Newport Avenue $98
**Prepackaged Foods/Hot Foods and Crafters pay the minimum as stated above or
10% of gross sales, whichever is greater, plus the $2 state fee
Thank you for your interest in becoming part of our Community Market Family!