A&P Thought of selling your prints at the local Farmer's Market?

Discussion in 'Lifestyle' started by NSX, Sep 19, 2009.

  1. NSX

    NSX OT Supporter

    Mar 23, 2004
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    none yo'
    So I was at a Farmer's Market today grabbing a bite to eat and I thought of maybe selling some prints of my work at this site. I saw a couple of painters selling their work so I thought, why not? No one else was selling photographs.

    Anyone here with experience with this? Is it worth the effort? :wiggle:
  2. themolsen

    themolsen New Member

    Sep 29, 2006
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    Jacksonville, FL
    Definitely. If nothing else, you meet cool people. Great opp. to hand out your card/information, sell a few prints, drum up some business, etc.
  3. Creator

    Creator The Creator Has a Master Plan

    Sep 27, 2001
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    I wonder how much it costs to setup a booth at one?
  4. EWhytsell

    EWhytsell New Member

    Jun 16, 2008
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    Not usually more than $10-20 dollars for about 10x20 ft space around Ohio.

    I've set up at the annual ones before and they can cost more depending on the amount of demand. I've sold a few prints of local historic sites, landscapes, and booked some sessions from them (hehe well my wife does anyway since she's the super sales woman.)
  5. someonenew

    someonenew He's Dangerous

    Aug 27, 2002
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    Houston, Texas
    a guy here in tow was doing it at the weekly flea market, he found that it was basically a wash if not a loss in most cases. You have to charge a lot more than your normal costs to offset the cost of the table/booth you pay for.

    you may find differeing information, but good luck
  6. rambutt

    rambutt OT Supporter

    May 8, 2008
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    how much would you make on a average?
  7. Tensai81

    Tensai81 Active Member

    Dec 13, 2003
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    Beautiful South Orlaaaaaaando
    :cool: didn't think about this...may try it one weekend if I get motivated to print out some stuff. Here's the local flea market down the road from me

    Inside Perimeter
    Park behind booths with garage door
    Bldg B,C,D,E,F,M,N,&O(securable)
    X – securable center core (No Park)
    $ 32.00 per day
    $ 62.80 per weekend
    $ 241.15 4 weekend month
    $ 301.45 5 weekend month

    Inside Middle Aisle
    Booths in the middle aisle of Bldg
    Bldg B,C,D,E,F,M,N,&O (securable)
    $ 30.85 per day
    $ 60.60 per weekend
    $ 232.70 4 weekend month
    $ 290.90 5 weekend month

    Enclosed Canopy
    Canopy roof and back gate
    Buildings J & P (securable)
    $ 27.00 per day
    $ 53.00 per weekend
    $ 203.50 4 weekend month
    $ 254.40 5 weekend month

    Center Core
    Wall Space – Middle of Bldg.
    Building X (not securable)
    $ 24.95 per day
    $ 49.10 per weekend
    $ 188.55 4 weekend month
    $ 235.70 5 weekend month

    A-Outside Covered
    Park behind booths no back door
    Building A (securable)
    $ 25.60 per day
    $ 50.30 per weekend
    $ 193.15 4 weekend month
    $ 241.45 5 weekend month

    A-Middle Aisle
    Booths in middle of building A
    Building A (securable)
    $ 25.25 per day
    $ 49.60 per weekend
    $ 190.45 4 weekend month
    $ 238.10 5 weekend month

    Outdoor Browseway
    Canopy cover with park behind
    Building “L” (not securable)
    $ 21.35 per day
    $ 42.00 per weekend
    $ 161.30 4 weekend month
    $ 201.60 5 weekend month

    G-Outside Covered
    Metal roof with open sides
    Building G (securable)
    $ 21.35 per day
    $ 42.00 per weekend
    $ 161.30 4 weekend month
    $ 201.60 5 weekend month

    J and K Uncovered
    YARD SALE - End of Building J
    $ 16.00 per weekend (Sat. & Sun.)
    Includes one table per 10’x 10’
    rented space
    YARD SALE: YARD SALES on uncovered Section “J” and “K” will be held twice a month on the second full weekend and fourth
    weekend, rain or shine. The price is $16.00 (+TAX) per 10’ X 10’ space per day or for the entire weekend (Saturday and Sunday).
    Everything sold at the Yard Sale must be a used item (NO NEW ITEMS ARE ALLOWED – NO EXCEPTIONS). One 8’ X 2’ table
    is furnished. Additional tables are available for $2.00 (+TAX) per table per day, or bring your own table(s). No advance notice is
    needed, but it is recommended that a space be secured any time after the prior yard sale; the same space(s) can be renewed by
    prepaying by 5:00 pm. SUNDAY. No refunds are given due to inclement weather after 10:00 a.m. However, in the event of a complete
    weekend rain out a credit toward the next yard sale will be given if a request is made the weekend of the rainout. If you choose, you
    may apply the rate you paid toward another booth if available somewhere else in the market.
    · Any PARK BEHIND space used as store front instead of parking is one half the booth rate (+ TAX).
    · Rates Printed Above DO NOT INCLUDE SALES TAX (7%) On The Rent
    · TO RENEW ALL RENT MUST BE PREPAID BY SUN at 5:00 pm. Late fees are $10.00 per booth/per day,
    which includes each office business day (Mon., Fri., Sat., Sun.) - NO EXCEPTIONS
    BOOTH SIZES: All wings with the exception of “P”, “J”, & “K” are 10’ X 12.5
    (125 sq. ft.) “P”, “J”, & “K” are 10’ X 10’ (100 sq. ft.)
    TABLES: Each booth, including yard sale, is supplied with one 8’ X 2’ table.
    Additional tables may be rented at $2.00 (+TAX) per table per day.
    ELECTRICITY: Power access is available at $2.00 (+TAX) per 5 amps usage per day/per

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