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Hastings and Prince Edward Public Health
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Special Events & Farmers’ Markets

If you are an organizer or a food vendor at an upcoming special event (e.g. fundraisers, community/religious/service club events) or a farmer’s market, and you intend to serve food to the general public, please complete and submit the appropriate form(s) below to Hastings Prince Edward Public Health.

Event Organizers

Please complete the Special Event/Farmers’ Market – Organizer Notification to submit directly to Public Health. (The printable version can be printed and faxed to 613-968-1461).

Food Vendors

Please complete the Special Event/Farmers’ Market – Food Vendor Notification to submit directly to Public Health. (The printable version can be printed and faxed to 613-968-1461).

Farmers’ Markets

Please review special requirements and exemptions for farmers’ markets.

Exemptions

Please note that religious organizations, service clubs, or fraternal organizations are exempt from the Food Premises Regulation, as long as they:

  1. Complete and submit the Special Event/Farmers’ Market – Organizer Notification form (above).
  2. Post the Notice to Patrons sign in a conspicuous place at the entrance to the premises.
  3. If applicable, complete the Donors of Potentially Hazardous Food form.

Need More Information About Special Events & Farmers’ Markets?

Call 613-966-5500 or 1-800-267-2803, ext. 677.

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