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Become a Vendor

  1. Review rules and regulations

  2. Complete online application

  3. Pay a $25 application fee through PayPal

  4. The Market Coordinator will review your application and set up a time to perform a kitchen inspection or site visit.

  • VALUE ADDED PRODUCTS: A sample of your product with the label (label requirements found in rules and regulations) is required before acceptance. We must perform a kitchen inspection before you attend the market.

  • FARMERS & PRODUCERS: We must perform a site visit before you attend the market.


Once the application is received and approved, we will send an invoice for booth fees.





Vendor Forms

Sales Tax Information

  • Produce, Eggs, Meat*, and Flowers raised by vendors are exempt from all sales tax. (*Basic Meat products, not altered or turned into value-added products.)

  • Any value-added products, resale, arts/crafts, or flowers in containers are subject to local sales tax.

  • Jams, jellies, and preserves made from the grower’s own produce are exempt from state sales tax only.

  • Food items for home food consumption are NOT subject to state sales tax, but vendors are required to pay parish sales tax on these items.

  • Food items for on-site consumption are subject to local and state sales tax.

  • By law, vendors must have their certificates available on-site. Go to (click For Taxpayers then Registration, link on the bottom of the page for Local Sales Tax Registration Application Online). Once registered, vendors can pay their sales tax online at



Lincoln Parish Sales Tax Commission: 318-251-8624

Louisiana State Sales Tax  (select Business, Sales Taxes, links for registration and payment of tax are on the left side of the page)


Additional Resources

Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP): 
The SFMNP provides coupons to eligible seniors to use for the purchase of fresh vegetables, fruits, cut herbs, and honey at approved farmers' markets and farm stands. RFM is an approved farmers market. To accept these coupons, you must become an approved vendor by contacting LADAF at 985-345-9483 and completing a Farmer Participation Agreement. For more information, click here.


Growing and Selling Plants and Cut Flowers in Louisiana:

For details and licensing to grow and sell plants and cut flowers in Louisiana, please refer to the LA Department of Agriculture Horticultural Commission.  For more information, click here

Sustainable Agriculture, Research & Education (SARE) in Louisiana:
To learn more about grant opportunities and education for Louisiana farmers interested in sustainable agriculture, visit the Louisiana SARE website.

USDA Operating Micro L
oans Program: 
Micro Loans are smaller ($35k to $300k) direct farm operating loans with a shortened application process and reduced paperwork designed to meet the needs of smaller, non-traditional, and niche-type operations. For more information, click here.

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