Farmingville, NY - Supervisor Ed Romaine has announced that the weekly Farmers Market at Brookhaven Town Hall in Farmingville will be open every Thursday from June 4 through the month of October. The market will be held outside on the lawn directly in front of Town Hall from 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm. This weekly New York State Agriculture and Markets sanctioned Farmers Market was established by the Town of Brookhaven in 2018 to encourage residents to buy Long Island fruits and vegetables and bring attention to the Town’s many farms and the produce grown right in the consumer’s backyard. Along with fresh produce, wine, flowers, baked goods, homemade bath and body products and more will be available for purchase. Social distancing safety protocols will be practiced, and all vendors and shoppers must wear a protective face covering mask.Supervisor Romaine said, “The Farmers Market has become a tradition at Town Hall and eating healthy is important during these times. I thank the Long Island Farm Bureau, the members of the Town’s Agricultural Advisory Board, and the farmers who make fresh produce easily available to our residents. I encourage everyone to support our local farmers now and throughout the year.”Those who wish to participate as a vendor can register with the Brookhaven Town Law Department by visiting BrookhavenNY.gov/Vendor or calling 631-451-6630 or 631-451-6500 to obtain the necessary forms and requirements. There is no charge to participate as a vendor, however, you will need to provide a Certificate of Insurance form which your insurance broker can complete for you. If you are a winery and wish to participate, you will also need to submit Form 115W – Wine Tasting Function Permit. If you are a craft beverage vendor, you will need to submit a copy of your SLA Marketing Permit along with a valid NYS Sales Tax Certificate. For more information about the weekly Farmers Market at Brookhaven Town Hall, please call 631-451-TOWN (8696). Visit the Long Island Farm Bureau website to learn more about the Long Island Farm Bureau.
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