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Farmers Market Bill Approved in Clayton

The St. Louis County Council had been in conversation about the legislation for months with market officials and the county health department.

Legislation governing vendor fees and liability at St. Louis County farmers markets has been approved by the County Council after months of discussion, CallNewspapers.com reported last week.

Quoting from the Call article:

"Farmers' market vendor permits were decreased from $35 for a 14-day period to $50 for one location and $30 per location for a second through fifth location with a $193 cap for 'six or more farmers' market locations with concurrent operating dates,' according to the ordinance."

The Schlafly Farmers Market, formerly known as the Maplewood Farmers Market, meets every Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. in the summer, in the parking lot.

The County Council vote happened at the in .

Read reaction from Clayton Farmer's Market manager Deb Henderson and Sixth District Councilman Steve Stenger (D-Affton) in the complete Call article.

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