Prepared and packaged foods are sold at all four farmers markets in Santa Monica. Prepared foods include foods prepared onsite for consumption such as roasted corn, tamales, pancakes, etc. Processed foods are prepared off site and are typically packaged and brought to the market for sale these foods include pies, bread, confections, granola just to name a few. Prepared and Pre-packaged food vendors may apply annually during the open application period with their desired menu through a Request for Proposal (RFP) process. The number of square footage allocated for any give RFP may change from year to year. RFPs are conducted annually for one third of allocated spaces with contracts awarded. Market management determines the number and allocation of stall spaces available, which are subject to change with each RFP. Please note: Santa Monica Farmers Markets require all prepared and packaged food vendors to produce their products in a Certified Commercial Kitchen and do not accept Cottage Food Operations.
Rates: $75 - $175 per market day.
THE APPLICATION PERIOD IS OPEN (Closes April 30, 2014)
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- Please click here to register with the City's Planet Bids system. The Farmers Market Prepared Food RFP is listed under code 96138 - "Food Preparation Services".
- Download and review all the attachments, documents and directions listed on Plant Bids for this Request for Proposal (RFP).
- Attend the PRE-PROPOSAL CONFERENCE. Listed in the RFP documents on Planet Bids.
The City has designated Jodi Low as the contact for this request for proposal. Any inquiries or requests regarding this procurement should be submitted to the City Contact in writing. Proposers may contact ONLY the City Contact regarding this solicitation. Other City officers, agents, employees or representatives do not have authority to respond on behalf of the City. Contact with unauthorized City personnel during the selection process may result in disqualification.
Jodi Low, Farmers Market Coordinator II
City of Santa Monica Farmers Markets
1901 Main Street, Ste F
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Telephone: (310) 458-8712 x 5
Fax Number: (310) 391-9996
Monday through Thursday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Please review the Santa Monica Farmers Market Rules.