St. Johns County Seeking Firms to Manage Farmers' Market

Photography By Amy Robb | April 25, 2017
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Fresh, local produce and handcrafted items can be found at local farmers' markets.

Interested in running a farmers' market in Northeast Florida? St. Johns County is currently seeking proposals from interested firms to operate and manage a top quality, authentic farmers' market at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. The farmers' market will be held each Saturday, from 8:00am to 12:00pm, and shall be focused on offering residents and visitors of the region fresh and locally sourced food as well as unique, hand-crafted items. The venue has space for over seventy five (75) vendors to sell foods and hand-made crafts. The market shall have a local focus, primarily offering fresh local produce, dairy and meats, as well as local/artisan prepared foods such as baked and pickled goods, fresh squeezed juices and locally sourced artisan seasonings and teas. The market may also offer hand-made crafts, plants, and other local or artisan non-food items.

The county is soliciting responses for Request for Proposal (RFP) No: 17-33, Amphitheatre Farmers' Market Management. Interested and qualified respondents may submit RFP Packages, in accordance with the requirements specified in the RFP to the St. Johns County Purchasing Department. All RFP Packages are due by or before 4:00PM (EST) on Thursday, May 4, 2017. Any packages delivered to or received after the 4:00PM deadline will not be considered and shall be returned unopened to the addressee.p />

Documents related to this RFP may be obtained from St. Johns County Purchasing Department - Bids by searching for "St. Johns County Amphitheatre Farmer's Market Management, RFP-17-33-0-2017/JL".

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