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Vendor 101

Vendor 101 Monthly classes, continuing consulting subscriptions, conferences and resources to aid farmers' market vendors and other micro businesses.

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04/13/2022

Our friend, and Vendor 101 graduate, Maya Madsen of Maya's Cookies will be on HSN this Friday! 🥳 #soproud

01/10/2022

CHANGING DIRECTION IN 2022?

If you're dreaming of your very own Farmers' Market vendor business this year, start with the Farmers' Market Pros Vendor 101 Online Course. Get all the start-up know-how and be a market vendor success story!

www.vendor-101.com

InTents Farmers Market Pros

The latest episode of Tent Talk, The Farmers' Market Podcast by InTents Farmers Market Pros features Vendor 101 Graduate...
10/17/2021
Tent Talk, the farmers market podcast — Farmers Market Pros

The latest episode of Tent Talk, The Farmers' Market Podcast by InTents Farmers Market Pros features Vendor 101 Graduate, Kula Ice Cream!

Listen now: https://www.farmersmarketpros.com/podcast

Tent Talk, the farmers market podcast brings you insights from market managers, farmers, vendors, policy makers, and farmers market experts to make your business survive and thrive. Join Tent Talk co-hosts Brijet Myers, Catt Fields White, and Justine Marzoni-Mead as they dive into new farmers market

09/25/2021
www.vendor-101.com

Our Vendor-101 Online Course is revamped, refreshed, and ready to make you a farmers' market business success!

Take this self-paced course online, then join us for a live-on-zoom Q & A about your specific business needs.

Find more info and purchase here: www.Vendor-101.com

We love seeing how far our Vendor 101 Graduates have come! Check out Bump Coffee, from tent to shop! www.Vendor-101.com
10/26/2020

We love seeing how far our Vendor 101 Graduates have come! Check out Bump Coffee, from tent to shop!

www.Vendor-101.com

There's still time to sign up for Tuesday and Wednesday's Vendor 101 Online Workshop! Get your farmers' market food busi...
07/19/2020
San Diego Farmers' Market Vendor Training

There's still time to sign up for Tuesday and Wednesday's Vendor 101 Online Workshop!

Get your farmers' market food business started. Sign up now!

www.Vendor-101.com

Register for San Diego Market's Vendor 101 small farmer and vendor training & receive personalized instruction from Market Managers. Last workshop of 2018: Monday, November 5th, 2018!

Expanding your Farmers' Market product to retail stores and need nutrition facts for your packaged food item? Check out ...
07/19/2020
Home - Food Label Pro

Expanding your Farmers' Market product to retail stores and need nutrition facts for your packaged food item? Check out Food Label Pro:

Understanding FDA legislation and regulations can be confusing. We will help you get it right. All nutrition analysis is performed by a Registered Dietitian with a Masters of Science Degree...

Vendor 101 Graduate Highlight: San Diego TempehMax of San Diego Tempeh started out in Vendor 101, was able to get his te...
07/13/2020

Vendor 101 Graduate Highlight:
San Diego Tempeh

Max of San Diego Tempeh started out in Vendor 101, was able to get his tempeh business off the ground, and was a hit right away at local Farmers' Markets! You can find him at multiple markets every week, and at select retail stores. Way to go, Max! #Vendor101Grad

www.sandiegotempeh.com

If you need a durable and beautiful tent for your farmers' market business, check out Loco Canopies! They designed this ...
07/11/2020

If you need a durable and beautiful tent for your farmers' market business, check out Loco Canopies! They designed this one for our Little Italy Mercato Farmers Market information booth. It's both eye-catching and sturdy!

(note: this photo was taken pre-Covid. Our staff and shopeprs are now fully masked at the market!)

https://www.lococanopies.com/

Vendor 101 Graduate Highlight: Empanada Kitchen & Empanada KitchenThey started out in Vendor 101, hit the farmers' marke...
07/06/2020

Vendor 101 Graduate Highlight:
Empanada Kitchen & Empanada Kitchen

They started out in Vendor 101, hit the farmers' markets strong, and became beloved food vendors right away. They were so popular, they were able to open not one but two brick and mortar locations! They have navigated the Covid-19 obstacles by offering pick up orders and delivery. We are proud of how far they've come! #Vendor101Grad

No rest for the weary! Many farmers' markets are OPEN on Independence Day. If you're a market farmer or vendor, you prov...
07/03/2020

No rest for the weary!

Many farmers' markets are OPEN on Independence Day. If you're a market farmer or vendor, you provide shoppers with great local food to enjoy as they celebrate! We feel fortunate to be providers and happily work on holidays. Have a fun, safe market day this Saturday, everyone!

If you're just getting your small food business started, you may need to find a commercial kitchen. The Kitchen Door is ...
07/02/2020
Find Commercial and Commissary Kitchen Rentals - The Kitchen Door

If you're just getting your small food business started, you may need to find a commercial kitchen. The Kitchen Door is a great resource for finding just the right spot for your food production!

Find high-quality, fully licensed commercial kitchen rentals on The Kitchen Door. Discover a kitchen near you and let's start cooking!

Check out the Vendor 101 Graduates at today's Pacific Beach Tuesday Farmers' Market! Open from 3-6pm on Bayard & Hornble...
06/30/2020

Check out the Vendor 101 Graduates at today's Pacific Beach Tuesday Farmers' Market! Open from 3-6pm on Bayard & Hornblend.

Kula Ice Cream // Ruth's No5 Salsas // Goldiepops Kraft Corn // La Casita De Vero

If you are operating in or interested in the Farmers' Market industry, you should be tuning in to InTents Farmers Market...
06/29/2020

If you are operating in or interested in the Farmers' Market industry, you should be tuning in to InTents Farmers Market Pros weekly podcast: Tent Talk!

Find Tent Talk wherever you listen to your podcasts- iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, etc. Your Vendor 101 instructors host this podcast full of market education, discussion on current market happenings, and interviews with other market managers, farmers, and vendors across the US. Tune in now!

Is this how all Farmers' Market farmers and vendors are feeling lately, or what?! Have to laugh so we don't cry! Keep up...
06/27/2020

Is this how all Farmers' Market farmers and vendors are feeling lately, or what?!

Have to laugh so we don't cry! Keep up the great work!

Our monthly Vendor 101 Workshops are continuing through these wild times with online courses! Join us at the next Vendor...
06/25/2020
San Diego Farmers' Market Vendor Training

Our monthly Vendor 101 Workshops are continuing through these wild times with online courses!

Join us at the next Vendor 101: Tuesday, July 21 & Wednesday, July 22. 9am - 11:30am each day. Learn how to make your food business idea or small farm a success at San Diego Farmers' Markets!

Find more information, and register here:

www.Vendor-101.com

Register for San Diego Market's Vendor 101 small farmer and vendor training & receive personalized instruction from Market Managers. Last workshop of 2018: Monday, November 5th, 2018!

We are so proud of our Vendor 101 Graduate, market vendor, vegan cookie maker, and friend Maya of Maya's Cookies! Check ...
06/24/2020
Vegan Cookie Company Sees 10,000% Growth After BLM Support

We are so proud of our Vendor 101 Graduate, market vendor, vegan cookie maker, and friend Maya of Maya's Cookies!

Check out this story by The Beet about how her business changed when Covid-19 lockdowns started, and how recent Black Lives Matter momentum has highlighted her incredible small business with 10,000% growth! Way to go, Maya!

San Diego-based vegan cookie company Maya's Cookies has seen a 10,000% spike in growth following Black Lives Matter push for stronger support for Black-owned businesses.

Congratulations to another Vendor 101 Graduate on opening their first brick and mortar shop! Smallgoods Cheese Shop & Ca...
03/01/2020
Farmers Market Cheese Pros Open La Jolla Cafe

Congratulations to another Vendor 101 Graduate on opening their first brick and mortar shop! Smallgoods Cheese Shop & Cafe. is still a farmers' market favorite, and now you can get their unique selection of cheeses and more at their shop in La Jolla. Way to go! https://sandiego.eater.com/2020/2/13/21136262/small-goods-cheese-store-cafe-jolla-cafehttps://sandiego.eater.com/2020/2/13/21136262/small-goods-cheese-store-cafe-jolla-cafe

Smallgoods debuts its first storefront

Another Vendor 101 Graduate opened up a brick and mortar shop recently. After years in the Farmers' Markets, Thegfbaking...
02/28/2020
The Gluten Free Baking Company Unveils This Weekend In San Diego's North Park

Another Vendor 101 Graduate opened up a brick and mortar shop recently. After years in the Farmers' Markets, Thegfbakingco has opened up shop in North Park! Congratulations Roanna!

The Gluten Free Baking Company currently operates a dedicated gluten free production kitchen in Coronado, and at the request of their customers is finally opening a retail location this weekend in the heart of San Diego's North Park.

Have you registered for the next Vendor 101? Join us on Monday, October 14th at 10am and get your food business ready to...
10/01/2019
Vendor-101 Farmers' Market Workshop

Have you registered for the next Vendor 101? Join us on Monday, October 14th at 10am and get your food business ready to go!

You can be your own boss at local farmers' markets. Learn how to apply and succeed!

Congratulations to one of our Vendor 101 grads, Baby Clydesdale - Small Batch Hot Sauce!! Featured in Sunset Magazine, b...
05/20/2019

Congratulations to one of our Vendor 101 grads, Baby Clydesdale - Small Batch Hot Sauce!! Featured in Sunset Magazine, because yes, they are THAT awesome! Way to go!

We're so proud of our Vendor 101 graduates, Seven Seas Roasting Co.! Check out this story from San Diego Magazine about ...
05/08/2019
The Lighter Side of Coffee

We're so proud of our Vendor 101 graduates, Seven Seas Roasting Co.!

Check out this story from San Diego Magazine about their big expansion, and come see them at our 3 San Diego Markets and La Jolla Farmer's Market!

After the darkness, Seven Seas becomes first company to bet on Laos specialty beans

Vendor 101 graduate Ludi of Le Parfait Paris is an inspiring and successful woman business owner! Today (and every day) ...
03/08/2019

Vendor 101 graduate Ludi of Le Parfait Paris is an inspiring and successful woman business owner! Today (and every day) we are celebrating all the amazing women-owned small businesses. Happy International Women's Day!

Le Parfait is a woman owned business by Ludivine. Her inspiration is none other than her grandmother, a former business owner as well.

Ever thought about starting your farmers' market business in a food truck? Check out the latest episode of San Diego Mag...
02/18/2019
San Diego Happy Half Hour Podcast: Episode 131

Ever thought about starting your farmers' market business in a food truck? Check out the latest episode of San Diego Magazine's Happy Half Hour Podcast and hear some words of advice from new North Park restaurant Medina Eatery's Alia Jaziri.

A new Moroccan Baja-inspired restaurant lands in North Park, plus loads of other food news

How do you connect with your farmers' market shoppers? 'Cookes in the Kitchen' couple Tiff & Tico Cooke shop San Diego's...
01/19/2019
Cookes in the Kitchen (@cookesinthekitchen) • Instagram photos and videos

How do you connect with your farmers' market shoppers?

'Cookes in the Kitchen' couple Tiff & Tico Cooke shop San Diego's markets and make beautiful meals with produce and vendor's food items. They share their shopping tips and recipes on their Instagram, and market managers, farmers, and vendors can share them with their followers! Now that's a market connection! Check it out:

1,489 Followers, 469 Following, 543 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Cookes in the Kitchen (@cookesinthekitchen)

01/18/2019

Our 3rd Annual InTents Farmers' Market Conference is coming up next month! Don't miss three days of discovering smart new ways to increase your income and reduce the stress of running your own business. Register now:

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Want to sell at Farmers' Markets? Vendor Education Online Training Course: www.vendor-101.com Register for Vendor 101 to get started at farmers' markets and events! InTents Farmers Market Pros
Are you thinking of becoming a San Diego farmers' market vendor? Don't miss the next Vendor 101 Workshop on Monday, March 9th! Register here:
Another Vendor 101 Graduate and long time Mercato vendor has opened up a brick and mortar! We are so excited for this new venture for Small Goods. You can still find them at the market every Saturday, and be sure to say hello at their new shop in La Jolla!
Here at Farmers' Market Pros, we love watching our workshop graduates and conference attendees grow into successful market vendors, and more! Mrs. G's Pepper Jellies started out in our Vendor 101 class, became a beloved farmers' market vendor, and was honored this summer with a Micro Business of the Year Award. Check out their great story of sticking with their dream:
Want to start your own farmers' market vendor business? Have a recipe or crop or product that you think would be a hit at markets and other special events? Register NOW for the next San Diego Markets Vendor 101 Workshop, happening next Monday, October 14th at 10am!
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San Diego Markets operates 3 weekly farmers' markets, year-round: Pacific Beach Tuesday Farmers' Market, Little Italy Wednesday Market & Little Italy Mercato Farmers Market. Find our education programs at Vendor 101 and InTents Business!
Dreaming of starting your very own Farmers' Market or Special Event vendor business? Need the tools to get started and some expert advice? Register now for the next Vendor 101 Workshop, presented by San Diego Markets & InTents Business! Happening Monday, August 6th at 10am in North Park, San Diego. Sign up now:
Our Tent Talk Podcast debuts tomorrow! Listen to the trailer now, subscribe, and get the new episodes tomorrow, July 9th! #FarmersMarketPodcast InTents Business Vendor 101
Check out this video on our Vendor 101 page! Hear how these market Managers got started with their markets and what it takes to keep them going!
Vendor 101 class is happening right now. Learning amazing things from the equally awesome Catt Fields White of San Diego Markets. #intentsbiz