Charleston market sign-ups available

Attention farmers, growers, artisans and food vendors, the city of Charleston is accepting applications for the 2012 Charleston Farmers Market. The market will run 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, April 7-Nov. 24, in Marion Square.

Applications, as well as the Charleston Farmers Market Handbook, are available at the Office of Cultural Affairs, 180 Meeting St., Suite 200, in downtown Charleston. Applications also may be obtained through email at farmers, or online at

The deadline is 1 p.m. Friday for artisans and food vendors and 1 p.m. Jan. 25 for farmers and growers. A nonrefundable $15 application fee is required.

All applications and proposals should be mailed or delivered to City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs, ATTN: 2012 Charleston Farmers Market Application, 180 Meeting St., Suite 200, Charleston, SC 29401.