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UC Davis Farmers Market FAQ

FAQ's: You asked, we answered!

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My organization wants to table at the UC Davis Farmers Market. How can I do this?

On and off-campus organizations can reserve the cement tables at the North Quad for tabling purposes through the UC Davis Center for Student Involvement. Learn more about campus table reservations and fundraising policies here.

If you organization is an official sponsor of the UC Davis Farmers Market, we will provide you a table within the main market area.

I'm interested in being a vendor at the UC Davis Farmers Market. What should I do?

At this time we are filled to capacity during Farmers Market Wednesdays with delicious produce and food from our campus and local growers. We appreciate your interest and are currently not looking to increase the number of growers or food vendors at the UC Davis Farmers Market. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

Are transactions at the UC Davis Farmers Market cash only?

Most growers accept only cash or Davis Farmers Market/UC Davis Farmers Market vouchers. However, there are multiple options for cash-free transactions, even with our growers!

EBT is available at the farmers market manager's table.

Debit and Credit Card Transactions

  • Market Dollars can be bought dollar-for-dollar at the Market Information table with debit/credit cards at no additional charge.
  • ATM machines are located at the east entrance to the Memorial Union.

Aggie Cash is now accepted at the UC Davis Farmers Market. Aggie Cash can be exchanged for Market Dollars at the Market Information table for use at grower tables.

I love the UC Davis Farmers Market! How can I get more involved?

Become a Sponsor or Friends of the Market!
We love our UC Davis Farmers Market Sponsors and Friends of the Market and welcome additional individuals, campus departments and community organizations to support this campus gem either financially or through marketing, research, programs, activities and more. Learn more about our Sponsorship and Friends of the Market program here.

Be a Zero Waste Volunteer!
Are you interested in being a Zero Waste volunteer and helping us divert as much waste from the landfill from this weekly event as possible? Please contact our market coordinator, Linda Adams.

Get involved with one of the awesome student organizations that are Friends of the Market!
Student organizations help make the UC Davis Farmers Market glow! You might find one that fits your passion - be it waste reduction, nutrition education, environmental issues, music or health and wellness promotion. Learn more about some of these student organizations on our Sponsor page under Friends of the Market or come visit them at the Farmers Market on Wednesdays to learn how you can get more involved!

Can my campus department purchase UC Davis Farmers Market vouchers to provide to employees, students as an incentive?

Yes! You can purchase Davis Farmers Market/UC Davis Farmers Market vouchers at the market managers table during regular market hours.

If you would like to use your campus department's DaFIS account to purchase UC Davis Farmers Market vouchers, please complete this order form and submit to Linda Adams.

What was it like to set up a farmers market on a college campus?

We've received lots of questions about the history and logistics of setting up a farmer's market on a college campus, so check out this FAQ list for more information!

 

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