Market Report 8/10

The FiveStar Food Fight is always a terrific event, and we had a great turnout.  My daughter Sarah has uploaded a bunch of photos from the event to our flickr account (click here to view them), although it currently looks as if the last several shots hasn’t made it yet — I suspect the upload […]

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Chattanooga Head Race

    Ok – sorry for the flood of posts today, but this should be the last! The Lookout Rowing club has contacted us and would like our assistance organizing vendors for the Chattanooga Head Race. For those who have participated in Head of the Hooch, this is a similar event – also at Ross’s […]

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Vendor Newsletter

Run of Honor 8k – September 7th This year, along with the Fraternal Order of Police, we are producing an 8k run which will begin at the Pavilion, proceed down Main St., circle the National Cemetery and end on the 50 yard line of the stadium. All proceeds will go to the Fort Campbell Fisher […]

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Mid-Season Market Report

We are exactly as the mid-point of our regular market season, so this seems like a good time to have a recap of our progress so far. 2014 YTD 156,080 estimate attendance of our Sunday & Wednesday Markets $99,054 estimated impact to other non-profits & charities 4,060 vendor booth days $1,888,909 reported vendor sales $465 overall […]

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New check-in procedures (business permits)

Effective October 1, we will be amending our check-in procedures to remain compliant with state law (it’s going to take us a few weeks to remodel our internal systems to keep track of everything). Here’s what the changes will mean to you: Farms & Agricultural Vendors No change;  farms are explicitly excluded from direct-to-customer sales and […]

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Taxes, Permits and Linda Morse

I am not beyond tipping my hat in deep respect to the wisdom of Linda Morse (Alchemy of Sol) and her understanding of the Tennessee Tax Laws regarding business permits and sales taxes.   Linda, we are not worthy! I will be sending out new instructions regarding permit collections within our markets.  In a nutshell, if you are […]

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Food Trucks @ AQS Quilt Week

We’ve been asked to coordinate a unique opportunity for several local food trucks: AQS Quilt Week!  For those of you unfamiliar with the concept of a quilt convention, here’s the brief:  it will be the largest convention in this history of Chattanooga, with over 15,000 in attendance. It’s so large that the Chattanooga Convention Center […]

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