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Applications – James Bay Community Market


Interested in selling at the James Bay Community Market? Playing to the public? The Market has space for up to 60 vendors a week. About 110 vendors sell at the market over the course of the season.

To vend at the market fill out an application form (see below) and submit it to . Products sold at the market must be homemade, handmade, and homegrown.

Policy Manual

The rules and regulations for all vendors can be found in the MARKET POLICY (PDF)

Vendors must become members of the James Bay Community Market Society to sell at the market.

Download the Membership Application here. (Adobe PDF)

Please note: The Membership Application form for 2018 is a fillable form. Download the form to your computer and then you can fill out the fields on your computer, save the form, and print it to sign it. If you prefer to fill it out by hand, simply print it and fill it out as in previous years.

Vendor Applications and Jury Dates for the 2018 Market Season

New Vendors and Returning Vendors with new product:

Jury sessions for new vendors and returning vendors with new product will be held by appointment only. Please send a request for a jury session to for a time and date for you to attend. The scheduled dates are:

• April 5th from 6:00pm to 9:00pm (at present this is fully booked).
• April 21st from 9:15 am to noon

at the JAMES BAY COMMUNITY SCHOOL CENTER located at 140 Oswego St. in James Bay.


Please ensure you have your completed James Bay Market Society Membership and James Bay Community Market Vendor application forms as well as a sampling of all the products you wish to sell. The cost of jurying is $10 payable at the time of the jury session. For returning vendors, you only have to bring the products you are adding.

Returning Vendors:

All returning vendors for the James Bay Community Market. Please note the last date available for registering as a vendor for the new season.  

• April 5th from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.

at the JAMES BAY COMMUNITY SCHOOL CENTER located at 140 Oswego St. in James Bay.

You are asked to come in person to the date listed above to hand in your VENDOR APPLICATION form along with a cheque made out for the amount as outlined on the vendor application form.  The amount will depend on whether you want a half booth or a full booth and whether you will be an occasional vendor or a season vendor.  For those returning vendors who did not attend the AGM or have not sent in their membership application yet please bring that with you as well accompanied by a cheque for $20.

This last session will be conducted on a first-come, first-served basis.   We will have a number of board members on hand to accept your form/s and payment and give you a receipt for same so that this process works quickly and efficiently.


If you are a returning vendor but wish to include a new, never before juried product in your booth for the 2018 season you must be juried for that product.   In that case please see memo above “New Vendors and Returning Vendors with new product”.

Jury sessions during the Market Season:

During the summer months jury sessions will be held at the close of the James Bay Community Market, starting at about 3:45 pm on dates to be announced here, end of April / beginning of May. The James Bay Community Market is located at the corner of Menzies and Superior in James Bay.


James Bay Community Market Musician & Performer Application forms

Performers for the 2018 market season will be booked in April once the Market Manager is in place. We are accepting performer applications now, so please feel free to print, complete the application form, and send it in.

Musicians & Performers – DOWNLOAD HERE (Adobe PDF)

The James Bay Market Society hires live entertainment each week. Musicians are welcome to collect tips and sell CDs. The market supplies power from a generator and two microphones, a MM5D Mixer amp, YX10 speakers and stands. The only thing that the market has plugged into the mixer are the two microphones.

If you are interested in performing at the James Bay Community Market please email us at

James Bay Community Market Vendor Application Forms

Whether you’re a farmer, food producer, artisan or service provider, please download this application and read the policy manual.

Download the James Bay Community Market Vendor Application here. (Adobe PDF)

Be sure to check back here, and our FACEBOOK page.

Non-Profit Organizations:

There is one space available each week to a non-profit organization. This space may be used to display literature, sell memberships, give demonstrations, or sell raffle tickets. A non-profit organization that wishes to sell products must apply as a regular vendor with the James Bay Community Market Vendor Application above.

Market Layout:

Download the Market Layout here.(PDF)
The Market layout subject to change and is a general guide.
Spaces (except 55-60) can be reserved by the full season vendors with the Produce and Food vendors being preferred in spots 14-25 and 46-49 on the map.
NOTE: Permanent spaces will not be allocated to part time vendors.

Volunteering at James Bay Community Market:

Are you interested in volunteering for the James Bay Community Market Society?

Click here for more information and the volunteer application form.