Code of Conduct
It is the intent of the Pittsfield Township Farmers Market to serve our community and create a family-friendly atmosphere that will enhance the quality of life for our residents and local farmers and businesses. With this in mind, all vendors shall follow the Pittsfield Township Farmers Market Code of Conduct.
- Vendors will be courteous to customers, other vendors, and market staff and conduct themselves professionally at all times.
- Vendors are not to disparage, disrupt, or in any other way disrespect members of the public, other vendors, products, or markets.
- Vendors will follow all federal, state, and local laws.
- Vendors will provide a clean, sanitary, and visually appealing environment. This includes clean dress that is appropriate for a family environment.
- Vendors shall use respectful, professional, appropriate, and clean language at all times.
- Behavior by vendors or those associated with them that is disruptive, abusive, or threatening towards other members, the public, or the market manager is not allowed.
- Sound producing activities and odors should be kept to a level that is respectful of other market members.
- Vendors shall not "hawk" their product. The Pittsfield Township Farmers Market definition of hawking is: Calling aloud to passers-by who have not yet expressed an interest in a vendor's goods; advertising, demonstrating, selling or attempting to sell goods outside of assigned stall space without obtaining permission from the market manager.
- Smoking of any kind is prohibited.
- Please do not litter. Vendors are responsible for removing all trash items from your stall.
- Please be aware that activities within your booth may have an impact on other market members.
- No animals are allowed in the vendor booths.
- As used in this Code of Conduct, the term "Vendor" includes vendors, their employees, assistants, guests, family members, companions and any other person under the vendor's control or associated with the vendor.