Thank you for attending the 11th Annual Green Gifts Fair! We look forward to seeing you next year!

Apply to be a Vendor

Do It Green! Minnesota presents:

12th Annual Green Gifts Fair!

Green For All

Saturday, November 18, 2017, 10am – 5 pm
Midtown Global Market, Minneapolis, MN 55407

Thank you for your interest in the 12th Annual Green Gifts Fair, hosted by Do It Green! Minnesota. Please read the “Things To Know” – Green Gifts Fair Vendor Information below carefully, as it contains a list of details you will need to know before applying to be a vendor at the fair.

Green Gifts Fair Vendor Application deadline is 11:59pm on August 1, 2017.


The Green Gifts Fair is looking for artists and businesses that are sustainable or that provide education to motivate Minnesotans about green and sustainable living and promote building healthy, local communities.

Green Gifts Fair applicants are reviewed on the following criteria:

  • Local/regionally produced
  • Energy efficient/renewable energy
  • Less toxic
  • Durable/reused
  • Recycled content
  • Plant-based
  • Reduced packaging
  • Conserves/protects water
  • Organically grown/sustainably produced
  • Socially responsible
  • Builds strong communities
  • Provides green information and resources to others

“THINGS TO KNOW”

IMPORTANT: All applicants must read this important vendor information before completing the application:

Green Gifts Fair Vendor Information

Food Permits Required for any Consumable Product:

A Minneapolis Short Term Food Permit ($87 fee) or a Minneapolis seasonal permit number is required for anything consumable; food, spices, or beverages, whether the items are sold, given away or provided as samples.

You will need to complete, print, and sign a Short Term Food Permit. You can scan and submit this form with your vendor application, or mail it to the address below.

Please include the $87 permit fee with the booth application fee in your final online payment or mail to:

Kara Souther
Green Gifts Fair Vendor Coordinator
5901 Cedar Lake Rd
St Louis Park, MN 55416

For assistance contact Help at help@doitgreen.org.

ST19 Tax Form Required to be a Vendor:

ALL VENDORS must complete, print, and sign an ST19 Tax Form: Operator Certificate of Compliance. Please scan and submit this form with your vendor application, or mail it to the address below. You need a Minnesota tax ID number if you make taxable sales in Minnesota. For more information go to: www.taxes.state.mn.us or call 651-282-5225 or toll-free 1-800-657-3605. For assistance contact Help at help@doitgreen.org.

No Direct Sales Vendors:

Direct sales businesses will not be accepted into the Green Gifts Fair.

Refund Policy:

Vendor applicants not accepted into the fair will receive a FULL refund of their application and food permit fees. For cancellations before 11:59pm on November 4, 2017, vendors MAY get a refund if a replacement is found. After November 4, 2017, there will be no refunds. For questions on refunds, contact Green Gifts Fair Help at help@doitgreen.org.

Silent Auction: An Important Fundraiser for Do It Green! Minnesota

Donated items are appreciated from vendors and the community. Proceeds from the Silent Auction help support Do It Green’s! mission to educate Minnesotans about living healthy and sustainable lives; including the education provided at this Green Gifts Fair, and the Do It Green! Website.


How the vendor application process works:

  • Create a GGF Account to access your Vendor Profile.
  • Complete your vendor profile online. See Apply Now! below.
  • Complete, print, and sign a ST19 Tax Form with MN State Tax ID number at Operator Certificate of Compliance. Please scan and submit a copy with your application, or mail to the address. If you don’t have a MN State Sales Tax ID number, you may register online at: www.taxes.state.mn.us or by calling 651-282-5225 or toll-free 1-800-657-3605.
  • If applicable, print, complete, and sign a Short Term Food Permit.  Please scan and submit a copy with your application, or mail to the address.
  • The vendor booth fee includes an 8′ x 30″ table, 2 chairs, and 1 parking pass for the parking ramp.
  • Booth extras are available for additional fees. Options for electrical outlets, premium booth space in the atrium, and additional parking passes are available.
  • Be sure to include both the booth and food permit fees (if applicable) and submit payment via PayPal or credit card online, OR mail check to:

Kara Souther
Green Gifts Fair Vendor Coordinator
5901 Cedar Lake Rd
St Louis Park, MN 55416

  • Please note: All PayPal payments and credit cards will be processed as they are received. Full payment is necessary for the application to be considered.
  • Vendor applicants not accepted into the fair will receive a FULL refund of their application and food permit fees.
  • Your GGF Account Vendor Profile will display the current status of your application.
  • The vendor application deadline for the Green Gifts Fair is 11:59 pm on August 1, 2017.
  • After August 1, all applications are thoroughly reviewed, vetted and 2017 Green Gifts Fair Vendors will be selected.
  • Vendor applicants will receive notification of acceptance by mid-August 2017. For those not approved, a full refund will be sent out by September 1, 2017.

For more information contact Green Gifts Fair Help at help@doitgreen.org.

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