Exhibitor Registration

Be a part of the FEAST! Local Foods Marketplace


Saturday, Nov. 2, 2024

Mayo Civic Center, Rochester, MN



For inquiries, contact [email protected]

Pictured above: Henry Kisitu of Jajja Wellness at the FEAST! 2023 festival. Credit: Corrie Strommen Photography


*2024 Marketplace Festival VENDOR INFORMATION*


Festival Booth: 

Applications will be reviewed by a jury of professionals from the FEAST Network before being accepted. In the event that a vendor is not accepted, all fees will be refunded immediately in full. (See "Selection Process" below). 


Exhibitor booth fees (Early Bird discount through Sept. 1, 2024)

  • Festival, 11/2/24 in Rochester, MN:   $200 through Sept. 1 (Full price as of Sept. 2: $250)
  • Festival booth includes:
    • 10 x 10' space with pipe and drape
    • 8' table with tablecloth and 2 chairs
    • access to kitchen with walk-in cooler or freezer, wash sink, prep surfaces
    • note: electricity hook-up is separate and must be purchased in advance from the Mayo Civic Center


Important details:
  • All vendors are encouraged to attend Vendor Check-in meetings. Contact [email protected] for details. 
  • Exhibitors may load in and set up on Friday afternoon, Nov. 1
  • Exhibitors MUST be fully setup by 9:30am Saturday, Nov. 2
  • Exhibitors MAY NOT break down booths until 4:00pm Saturday, Nov. 2



Minnesota businesses can take advantage of cost-sharing programs, and receive up to a 50% match on your exhibitor's fees. 

  • Minnesota exhibitors can request a match for your exhibitor fees and some other expenses through the MN Dept. of Agriculture Tradeshow Support Program.   See eligibility information here.



Payment must be received before your application will be processed. When submitting your application you may either pay via credit card or check. 


PAYING BY CHECK: Please make check payable to "Renewing the Countryside" and write "Feast Exhibitor 2024" in the memo line.

Please return check to:

Renewing the Countryside
312 Center St. East
Hammond, MN 55991



50% refund available through Sept 14 for Tradeshow fee. 100% refund if FEAST cancels.
Fees are non-refundable for cancellation after Sept. 14, 2024.



Companies and products are reviewed by the FEAST! jury committee based on responses to the application questions.

The FEAST! Network is passionate about promoting the use of locally-grown ingredients. Vendor approval is likely for companies that are sourcing ingredients locally or who are interested in learning more about using locally-grown ingredients.  


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