Government Contract | California
Certified Farmers Market Operator

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000472222

Bid Title: Certified Farmers Market Operator

Agency Bid No. Title: Not Stated

Received Date: 01/28/2016

Close Date: 02/12/2016

Purchase Type: 3 year term

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated


Specifications include, but are not limited to:Background: The City of Elk Grove is the second largest city in Sacramento County. With a population exceeding 160,000 residents, Elk Grove maintains its small town charm and hospitality through the production of quality events and festivals. In 2012, the City of Elk Grove purchased the Old Town Plaza, a 38,000 square foot property centrally located at 9615 Railroad Street in the citys Old Town district. The space has been used to host a variety of events and festivals including a monthly food truck round-up, concert, antique trailer and craft shows, and holiday festivals. Withastrongagriculturalheritageand a c o m m i t m e n t t o t h e f a r m -to-fork movement, the City seeks qualified persons/organizations to operate and manage a year-round certified Farmers Market on the Old Town Plaza. The City envisions a market and market partner that encourages strong community engagement and involvement, a focus on community-building and health outcomes, reflects the diversity of our City, provides a fun and festive atmosphere, and offers strong support for local agriculture. Objectives: T h e p r i m a r y o b j e c t i v e s o f t h e c e r t i f i e d f a r m e r s m a r k e t a r e t o : 1. Create a festive community event and social gathering place; 2. Offer community members an opportunity to purchase locally grown produce and other artisan goods; 3. Provide farmers an opportunity to sell their products locally; 4. Provide local businesses, artisans, and musicians an opportunity to participate; 5. Highlight the character of Elk Grove; and 6. Provide a mix of vendors and farmers that will appeal to a broad range of residents and visitors

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Product Code: 96103

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: City of Elk Grove

State: California

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Jason Lindgren City Hall, 8401 Laguna Palms Way, Elk Grove, California, 95758




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