Farmers & Growers

Are you a Kansas farmer? Do you sell fresh and unprocessed fruits, vegetables, herbs, or honey at a farmers market, roadside stand or farm store? If so, you have an opportunity to be authorized to accept checks from participants in the Kansas Senior Farmers Market Program (KSFMNP).

Application Period Notice

We are no longer taking applications for 2022! Please check back early in 2023.

Eligibility

To be authorized for the KSFMNP, you must:

  • Annually complete a training and submit an Authorized Farmers Agreement.
  • Grow eligible foods in Kansas or a county adjacent to the Kansas border in a neighboring state; view the current Eligible Foods List (PDF) to learn more.
  • Sell at a farmers market, roadside stand, or farm store.

Training

  • New Farmer Vendor - this means you have never before participated as a farmer vendor in the KSFMNP. You must complete the online training. Multiple days and times available. The training and registration are now closed, come back in early 2023. 
  • Returning Farmer Vendor - this means you have participated as a KSFMNP farmer vendor in a previous year. The registration is now closed, come back in early 2023.  

Authorized Farmers Agreement

Online – The registration is now closed, come back in early 2023. 

Paper – The registration is now closed, come back in early 2023.  

Authorization

If you have completed the steps outlined on this page, you will be assigned a four-digit authorized farmer vendor ID number. This ID number will be printed on a sign and sent to you in the mail. Your sign must be hung at all markets/stands/farm stores while you are participating.