Selected applicants will begin vending at weekend outdoor market this Spring.Media Contacts Barry Margeson: (202) 689 – 4031
(Washington, DC) – Today, the Department of Real Estate Services (DRES) announced a call for applications for new vendors to join Eastern Market’s weekend market. Specifically, Eastern Market is seeking artists and crafts persons; prepared food vendors; farmers; importers of handcrafted and indigenous goods; and antique/vintage dealers. Space is limited for these competitive and exciting new openings.
“I’m excited to welcome applications from new vendors to further expand the creative economy at the vibrant Eastern Market,” said Brian Hanlon, Interim Director of the Department of Real Estate Services. “This is an exciting opportunity for regional artists, collectors, growers and cooks to share their craft and passion at a truly historic District establishment.”
Eastern Market is Washington, DC’s oldest continually operated fresh food public market. Located in the heart of the historic Capitol Hill neighborhood, Eastern Market is DC’s destination for fresh food, hand-made arts and crafts, and community events. For over 137 years, Eastern Market has served as a community hub, connecting neighbors, families, and visitors.
For more information about Eastern Market and to apply, please visit http://www.easternmarket-dc.org. Applications and instructions are located on the “News” page of the website. A non-refundable application fee of $30.00 must be paid at the time of application. Applications are due by 5pm EDT on March 31, 2011.