City of Marshfield, MO
Webster County
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Section 630.010 Farmers' Market Established.

[R.O. 2014 §630.010; Ord. No. 1101 §1, 12-9-2004]
The Board of Aldermen are hereby authorized on behalf of the City of Marshfield to establish a Farmers' Market for the promotion of trade and commerce in the City of Marshfield pursuant to Section 79.450.7, RSMo.; said market is deemed to be in the best interest of the trade and commerce of the City of Marshfield.

Section 630.020 Location.

[R.O. 2014 §630.020; Ord. No. 1101 §1, 12-9-2004]
The Farmers' Market shall be located at such designated locations within Shook Park located in the City of Marshfield or at such other location as the Board of Aldermen may from time to time designate.

Section 630.030 Hours of Operation.

[R.O. 2014 §630.030; Ord. No. 1101 §1, 12-9-2004]
The Farmers' Market shall be open and available for use on each Friday from 3:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. and may only operate on other days as authorized by the Board of Aldermen.

Section 630.040 Method of Operation.

[R.O. 2014 §630.040; Ord. No. 1101 §1, 12-9-2004]
The City of Marshfield shall only provide the space at which the Farmers' Market shall be located. The City shall not be responsible for assigning spaces or regulating locations. Sites shall be on a "first come, first serve" basis. The City of Marshfield shall not be responsible to any seller or buyer with regard to the condition of any product sold.

Section 630.050 Items Which May Be Sold.

[R.O. 2014 §630.050; Ord. No. 1101 §1, 12-9-2004; Ord. No. 1122 §1, 3-24-2005]
Except as otherwise set forth herein, only fresh produce which is locally grown may be offered for sale at the Farmers' Market. Produce brought in for resale must be grown in Missouri, labeled where it is grown, and the vendor must have prior permission which shall be given at the sole discretion of the market manager. The sale of produce by commercial brokers is expressly prohibited. Fruits, vegetables, horticultural, agricultural and value-added products which are raised or produced in Webster County and adjoining Counties and properly labeled baked goods may be sold. Eggs may be sold with an egg license. The sale of any other goods is hereby prohibited.

Section 630.060 Cleanliness and Display.

[R.O. 2014 §630.060; Ord. No. 1101 §1, 12-9-2004; Ord. No. 1120 §1, 3-24-2005; Ord. No. 1123 §1, 3-24-2005]
No person shall lay, throw or deposit any garbage, dirt, filth, dung or offal within the confines of the Farmers' Market. At the close of the business day, vendors shall clean the area assigned for that day, removing all his/her refuse or trash from the market and hauling it to a legal disposal site outside the City of Marshfield.

Section 630.070 City's Responsibilities.

[R.O. 2014 §630.070; Ord. No. 1101 §1, 12-9-2004]
The City of Marshfield shall only be responsible for providing the land or area described in this Section on which products may be sold.

Section 630.080 Supervisor of The Farmers' Market.

[R.O. 2014 §630.080; Ord. No. 1101 §1, 12-9-2004]
A. 
The Mayor shall appoint with the consent of the Board of Aldermen the supervisor of the Farmers' Market on an annual basis. The supervisor shall have the following duties:
1. 
Liaison between the City of Marshfield and sellers.
2. 
Enforcement of all provisions of this Chapter.

Section 630.090 Penalty.

[R.O. 2014 §630.090; Ord. No. 1101 §1, 12-9-2004]
It is unlawful for any person to fail to comply with the provisions of this Chapter. Any person violating any provision of this Chapter shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and may be punished by a fine not less than five dollars ($5.00) and not more than five hundred dollars ($500.00).