Vendor Application

Appel Farm Arts & Music Center’s Healthy HeARTS Festival will be held on Saturday, November 4, 2023 from 10am-3pm. This FREE family-friendly festival is a celebration of arts and wellness for the South Jersey community. The day will begin with a 5k race and 1 mile walk on and around Appel Farm’s beautiful campus, and continue with local bands on the Grove Stage, food trucks, crafters of handmade goods, local wine, beer and spirits, wellness demonstrations, and art-making activities for the whole family. We anticipate over 600 people will attend from all over the region.

After approval from the vendor fair coordinators, all those selected to participate in the vendor fair will pay a $50 vendor fee for a 10×10 space. There will be no tents, tables or electricity provided. Appel Farm public wifi is available on site. (All non-profit organizations are eligible for a discounted spot to promote and share their programs and services. Please let us know below, if you are representing a non-profit organization) Vendor arrival may begin at 8am* and all tables and tents need to be in place by 8:45am so that all vehicles can be parked by 9:30am. Vendors will need to be set and ready for patrons at 10am.

We are looking for vendors and organizations who will most relate to our arts and wellness theme.

SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY
8am – Vendors may arrive on site*
9am – 5k Registration begins
9:30am – Vehicles must be clear of the tabling area and parked in designated lot for the day
10am – Vendor Fair Opens, 5k Start, Festival Begins
3pm – Vendor Fair Closes, Event Concludes
3:30pm – Vehicles will again be allowed near the tabling area to load out

*If more set-up time is required, please contact us.

There is no rain date for this event. If you do not attend, no refunds will be made. If the event is cancelled due to severe weather or other issues beyond our control, your fee can be applied to a future event.

ABOUT APPEL FARM
Transforming the lives of thousands every year, Appel Farm reaches families and children of all ages, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds through arts education. Appel Farm’s award winning overnight Arts Camp serves as the state’s only overnight immersive fine and performing arts summer camp program and reaches over 400 children from across the world annually. In order to ensure access to all families, Appel Farm provides a robust camp tuition assistance and scholarship program.  Appel Farm also provides on-site arts retreats, school residencies, after school programs, social service collaborations, and professional development to make an impact on more than 25,000 people annually.

Located in picturesque South Jersey, Appel Farm leads the region in arts education, facilitating relationships between teaching artists, youth, schools and the surrounding community. Appel Farm Arts & Music Center is located in picturesque Salem County, NJ with easy access to Routes 77, 40 & 55. Only 35 minutes from Philadelphia, 30 minutes from Wilmington, DE, 90 minutes from Princeton, AC & Cape May, 2 hours from Baltimore & NYC.

Applications are still open and being accepted on a rolling basis. If you applied over a week ago and have not received a response, please feel free to reach out to kbaer@appelfarm.org. Accepted vendor applications submitted prior to August 1 will be contacted by August 7.

Vendor Application for Healthy HeARTS Fest!

Business Name(Required)
Contact Name(Required)
Address(Required)
This will be used to view your work, and to promote food options for the event.
Social Media Accounts
Facebook, Instagram or other social channel handles
Logo and/or photos for promotion
Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, png, gif.
Please provide clear, well-lit images of your goods or services. If possible, also include a shop or business logo that can be used for promotion on social media and in other promotional materials. If you have any issues uploading here, please send directly to kbaer@appelfarm.org.
Include medium, general pricing information etc.
Does your business sell consumables?(Required)
Anything that you can eat or drink, must be approved, either by Salem County Department of Health and Human Services or by the NJDOH. This includes jarred or canned items, candy, baked goods, etc.
This will be used to determine whether your booth will be a good fit for this festival.
If so, when?
Please read the following TERMS AND CONDITIONS thoroughly: * I understand that, if selected to participate in this year's Healthy HeARTS Festival, I will need to arrive no earlier than 8am, and unload my materials and have my vehicle parked in designated lot by 9am. Appel Farm will provide a 10’ x 10’ Outdoor Space. The above named person/business (Participant) will set up and maintain their exhibit for the duration of the event, will provide any and all equipment necessary to adequately display their items, including but not limited to: tents, tables, chairs, cash box, money, and credit card equipment. Electricity is not available. Participant agrees to sell personally handcrafted items ONLY. Kits, supplies, or mass-produced items of any kind are unacceptable for sale. Participant is responsible for all sales and taxes associated with sales. The term of this Agreement shall be from today’s date to 5pm on Saturday, November 4, 2023. Participant shall indemnify, defend and hold harmless Appel Farm Arts & Music Center, its successors and assigns, from any and all losses, costs (including without limitation, litigation costs and attorneys’ fees), claims, suits, actions, damages liabilities and expenses, including but not limited to, those in connection with loss of life, bodily injury, personal injury, damage to property and any breach of this Agreement occasioned wholly or in part by Participant’s fault or negligence or the fault or negligence of Participant’s officers directors, agents or subcontractors related in any way to this Agreement or Participant’s obligations hereunder. FORCE MAJEURE: Neither party will be responsible for fires, strikes, civil disorders, severe inclement weather, pandemic or other public health emergency, acts or threats of terrorism, acts of war or other casualties or events beyond its reasonable control. Upon the occurrence of such an event, Appel Farm will have the right to cancel or reschedule the EVENT at its sole discretion. The fee to participate in vendor fair is $50. A followup online form will be set upon acceptance, and credit card will be accepted.(Required)
I am also interested in receiving information about being a vendor at the South Jersey Arts Fest held in the Spring.(Required)
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