Don’t forget your reusable bags, baskets, and containers when you shop the 2015 Brigantine Farmers Market. The Green Team and Farmers Market sub-committee are pleased to announce that the 2015 Brigantine Farmers Market will be FREE of plastic bags*!!! Stay tuned for more information. Our “bag” task force is currently working on an educational and promotional plan to get the word out to community and Market customers before the May 23, 2015 Opening Day.
The following is the Vendor no “plastic shopping bag” or “single-use plastic bag” policy being provided to Vendors upon acceptance into the Market:
Vendors – Plastic Shopping Bag Policy
(Rule #17 – Farmers Market Application)
(*There is an exception for fish/seafood and meat vendors using ice to package their product.)
2. “Biodegradable”** plastic shopping bags are not permitted.
3. Paper bags are permissible.
4. Vendors can charge a fee for paper bags.
5. We are encouraging customers to bring their own reusable bags. So please ask, “Did you bring your own bag?”