Become A Vendor

Cochrane Farmers' Market at the Historic Cochrane Ranche Site Are you interested in becoming a vendor at the Cochrane Farmers’ Market?  We have opportunities for Full-Time, Part-Time or Youth vendors.  We also welcome Community Groups and Buskers to the market.



Market Vendor Information

Vendor Information and Application Forms for the 2018 season will be available early in the new year. Please check back for updates.


Vendor Prequalification

NEW vendors interested in attending the Cochrane Farmers’ Market in 2017 are encouraged to submit information about their product(s) by completing the Vendor Prequalification form. This is for vendors that have not previously been approved or have not attended the Cochrane Farmers’ Market in the past year.

(Download the 2017 Vendor Prequalification Form HERE.)

As a prospective vendor, we are sure you have many questions.  To guide you, we encourage you to read our “Vendor Rules and Conditions” which clearly outlines all of our rules, regulations, and other important information you should know about becoming a vendor.

(Download the 2017 Vendor Rules and Conditions HERE. )


Vendor Options

The Cochrane Farmers’ Market offers several vendor options.

  • Saturday Market

Full-Time Vendor

Full Time vendors have a stall at the market each week for the entire season.

Part-Time Vendor

Part-Time vendors can select the weeks they would like to have a stall at the market.

Part-Time Youth Vendor

If you are fifteen (15) years of age or younger, you may qualify as a youth vendor.


  •  Cochrane Street Markets 2018

After a successful second season, the Street Market will be returning to Historic Downtown Cochrane for the 2018 Season. Check back for updates.

  • Cochrane Christmas Farmers’ Market 2018 – December Dates to be Determined  (TWO days)

Vendors for our Christmas market are pre-approved, applications are available only to invited vendors.  Priority is given to vendors with “Make, Bake and Grow” products.  If you are interested in becoming a vendor at our Christmas Market, you will be asked to complete a 2018 Vendor Prequalification form and forward to:

Vendors that meet the criteria will be invited to submit a Vendor application.

Limited spaces are available for Community Groups, submit a request to the market email provided above.

  • Community Group (no fee)

Community groups are invited to participate in the market free of charge. This application form includes both Saturday and Street Market dates.

  • Busker (no fee)

The market is open to all forms of street entertainment.

This application form is for Buskers who do not charge for their services and includes both Saturday and Street Market dates.




Questions?  Contact the Cochrane Farmers’ Market:

Market Manager E-mail:

Mail address only:

104, Griffin Road E.

Cochrane, AB   T4C 2B9

(Market is located at the Historic Cochrane Ranche Site)

Tel: (403) 851-0562  (voice mail only, please leave a message)


Additional Information for Food Vendors:

Links to Alberta Health Services (AHS) Publications:

Farmers’ Market Information Package– this publication outlines AHS requirements for vendors selling food products at Approved Farmers’ Markets.

Home Study for Farmers’ Market:  all food vendors must be certified for the handling of food, successful completion of the home study course is for acceptable for those selling at an Alberta Approved Farmers’ Market.

Temporary Handwashing Stations:  this publication provides criteria for acceptable handwashing stations.


Additional Information for Cochrane Street Market Vendors:

Street Market Location Map can be downloaded HERE

Vendor Information Map can be downloaded HERE