FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How can I contact the Community Market operator?
m: 0413 263 274
Where is the Community Market located?
North Ryde Community Church grounds
6-8 Cutler Parade,
(located near Blenheim Road shops behind the Council Carpark)
Is there parking at the community market?
There is a Council carpark with 25 car spaces which is reserved for visitor parking. However, there is plenty of street parking for stall holders once set up is completed.
When does the community market operate?
On the second Saturday of each month, excluding January, during daylight saving months (October, November, December, February, March), the market is held at twilight (4.00pm-8.00pm). See “Dates for 2019 Community Market” at North Ryde Community Church website: https://nrcc.unitingchurch.org.au/dates/
What size are the stall spaces? 3x3m for stalls and 3 metre for tables
What does it cost for a stall space?
$50.00 for 3x3m stall space and $25.00 for 3m table spaces.
There is no charge for Not-for-Profit organisations (limited to one per market)
How do I become a stall holder at the community market?
– Read the “Terms and Conditions”
– Refer “Apply for a Stall” and complete the application form. This is reviewed by the Operator before acceptance of the stall holder’s application. This process will only take a couple of days.
– Submit copy of your Certificate of Currency to confirm your public liability insurance cover
Will my product be the only one of its type?
No individual product can be promised exclusivity of product type although all reasonable attempts will be made to limit product overlap.
What products are sold at the Market?
The Community Market will sell only high-quality products featuring a wide range of fresh and baked produce through to hand-made and bespoke arts and craft, apparel and accessories and soft furnishings. There is also a coffee cart and several hot food options to cater for all cuisines.
How do I pay for my stall space?
Your stall space can be paid through Trybooking. Refer “Application for a Stall”
TryBooking applies a 50 cents service fee per transaction.
Do I get a receipt for the payment of my stall space?
Yes. TryBooking will email your receipt to you.
Do I need to provide my own gazebo, table and chair?
Yes. It is preferable for you to bring your own gazebo, table, chairs, display equipment, etc. However, there is a limited number of gazebos and tables available for hire for an additional fee: gazebo $30 and tables $10
Can I have access to a power supply?
Yes. Additional cost applies: 10 amp $10 per point; 15 amp $15 per point
How will I know where my stall space is located?
On the Thursday prior to the Market, you will be emailed a layout of the market and provided with your stall number. The Market Organiser will be present to show you to your stall space if required.
Do I need my own Public Liability Insurance?
Yes. You will need to submit a copy of your Certificate of Currency at the time of reserving your space. If you do not have Public Liability Insurance, many major insurance companies can offer specific stall holders insurance for the day at around $40 or you can purchase an annual insurance cover. You need to read the conditions carefully as some product categories also require “Product” Liability cover as well.
What happens if it rains on the day of the Community Market?
The Community Market is conducted in the open air and will operate in varying weather conditions including wet weather. You will need to bring your own covers to protect your stall and products in adverse weather conditions.
What happens if the weather deteriorated during the day?
No refunds will be issued if the weather starts out well and deteriorates during the time of the market.
What do I do with my rubbish?
After the market you will be required to remove all your own rubbish. There are no facilities to dispose of rubbish at the church.
What is the procedure for unloading and reloading my stock?
Stall holders can drive their vehicles to the paddock gate to unload/reload. No stall is more than 50 metres from this gate. After unpacking, you will need to relocate your vehicle into the nearby streets and be at your stall ready to trade at opening time.
What time can I have access to my stall space?
You can access your stall space from 2.30pm for market start at 4.00pm.
Can I pack up and leave when I have sold all my stock?
No. You must remain until the official close of the market.