[R.O. 2012 §607.010; Ord. No. 2625 §1, 2-12-2001]
The purpose of this Chapter is to establish the procedure which shall govern the operation of a traditional Farmers' Market operated by the City of Union, Missouri for the benefit of the citizens within the Union, Missouri area.
[R.O. 2012 §607.020; Ord. No. 2625 §1, 2-12-2001]
The Farmers' Market shall be located at the parking lot owned by the City of Union on Locust Street or such other location as the City Administrator may from time to time designate.
[R.O. 2012 §607.030; Ord. No. 2625 §1, 2-12-2001]
The Farmers' Market shall be open and available for use on each Saturday during the months of April, May, June, July, August, September and October commencing at 6:00 A.M. and ending at 11:00 A.M. or such other days and times as the City Administrator may from time to time designate.
[R.O. 2012 §607.040; Ord. No. 2625 §1, 2-12-2001; Ord. No. 3659 §1, 7-11-2011]
The City of Union shall only provide the space at which the Farmer's Market shall be located. All parties wishing to display any items at the Farmer's Market shall first register with the office of the Director of Community Development. No fee shall be charged for said registration. The City shall not be responsible for assigning spaces or regulating locations. Sites shall be on a "first come, first serve basis". The City of Union shall not be responsible to any seller or buyer with regard to the condition of any product.
[R.O. 2012 §§607.050 — 607.060; Ord. No. 2625 §1, 2-12-2001; Ord. No. 3659 §1, 7-11-2011]
Only fresh fruits and vegetables which are locally grown may be offered for sale at the Farmer's Market. Under no circumstances may produce which has been purchased from another producer or grower be offered for sale by a vendor at the Farmer's Market. The sale of produce by commercial growers or producers is expressly prohibited. In addition to fresh fruits and vegetables, crafts and any other food item, which complies with State law and Franklin County Health Department regulations, may be sold. The City of Union, through its City Administrator or other designated official, reserves the right to periodically inspect the operation of the Farmers' Market and the items being sold therein.