Vendor Resources and Applications

2017 Festival Info

Date: Sunday, September 17, 2017. Open to the public from 9 AM to 5 PM.

Venue: Artscape Wychwood Barns, located at 601 Christie Street, Toronto, Ontario M6G 4C7.

Number of  festival vendors: 70 vendors, including 20 garlic farmers, 20 chefs and community chefs, plus specialty vendors, and speakers.

Vendor Set-Up: From 6:30 AM to 8:30 AM,  Sept 17, 2017. Vendor Take Down: 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Sept 17.

Cooking:  Indoors – only butane burners (not propane) and electrical burners allowed. Frying not permitted indoors.  Outdoors propane burners allowed. There are limited electrical outlets outdoors.

Parking: City of Toronto metred street parking and city parking lots.

Festival admission: $5.00. Free for children under 12. Price includes FREE access to talks, presentations and activities. Fresh Ontario garlic, delicious food, and beer and wine are for sale.

Festival promotions:  The festival is promoted through print, TV, radio and social media. Media promotions by Renee Lalonde.

Vendor Testimonials

Vendor Resources

Toronto’s Commercial Kitchen Directory – Shows certified kitchens in Toronto that may be rented for food preparation.

Toronto Public Health Special Event Temporary Food Establishment Vendor Food Vendor Package  important information for vendors on food  safety and handling.

Obtaining a Food Handler’s Certificate – options include a home study course.

Special Event Vendor Insurance (short term insurance).

Selling Fruits and Vegetables at Farmers’ Markets and at the Farm Gate (this OMAFRA regulation also applies to festivals).

Vendor Applications

Farmer vendor application:

Food vendor application:

Craft vendor application: