Farmers Market of the Ozarks has become one the fast-growing markets in the country and was named the Number 15 market in the nation in 2013 and 2014.  FMO is the only market in the region housed in a permanent pavilion.

The market takes applications on a continuous basis. All applicants are placed on our waiting list and will be notified by the Market Manager after review of the application by the membership committee. 

If you have specific questions about membership to the market or want to check on the status of your application, please contact the manager directly at 417-316-1557 or email Klaire@LoveYourFarmer.com

Market Rules

Vendors are given a vendor number each year based off of a vendor matrix to determine choice of the pavilion, promenade or tent space.  All vendors are given a 10 x 10 stall, any vendor wishing to have a dual stall must meet specific regulations in our market’s rules.  Any vendors that have been approved by the board to “supplement” produce for the season will also pay an additional $25 per day charge when supplementing. Other rules and regulations are outline in our market handbook below.

Vendor Fees

The market offers four fee structures: Pavilion $850 a year and 3% daily sales, Promenade $650 a year and 3% daily sales, Tent $450 a year and 3% daily sales, or Day Vendor $30, plus 4% daily sales. Percentage of sales is based on sales reported by the vendor to the market manager at the close of market. All vendors pay their first half of membership at the March Membership Meeting, then pay the second half of membership dues by May 15.  Day vendor booths are based on space availability and must be scheduled with the market manager prior to each market day.

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Market Rules & By Laws