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We are excited that you are interested in joining MoFACo. MoFACo is a local only curated co-op located in downtown St. George, UT. One of the benefits of being a member of the MoFACo store will be having direct access to the Main St. tourist scene. Please fill out this application for us to review.

 

MoFACoTerms and Conditions Agreement

Please read each section carefully. By selecting "YES, I agree" you are indicating you have read and agree to each section. Our goal is to be honest, clear, and concise. It is very important to follow these terms and conditions at it keeps MoFACo organized and efficient since MoFACo is run by volunteers. Please email hello@mofacoutah.com with any questions.

1. MoFACo is a registered d.b.a. for-profit under the non-profit organization The Modern Farm and Artisan Co-op. Its mission is to provide MoFACo members with a low-cost brick-and-mortar location to sell their goods and provide other benefits for the success of their business and products.

2. This agreement is between MoFACo and Farmers, Bakers, or Artisans to become members to sell their goods in the MoFACo brick and mortar store and MoFACo Mobile, on-line eCommerce store.

3. This agreement also outlines the benefits of membership through MoFACo.

4. MoFACo and MoFACo Store will be used interchangeably throughout the agreement.

5. The term "vendor" and "member" will be used interchangeably throughout the agreement.

6. This agreement is separate from The Downtown Farmers Market St. George which is also a separate d.b.a under The Modern Farm and Artisan Co-op 501(c)3 non-profit. Additional information and applications can be found at www.mofacoutah.com or by contacting the Executive Director at hello@mofacoutah.com.

PRODUCT

1. Product must be made in the State of Utah or within the 150-mile radius of St. George, UT. No resale product will be allowed.

2. Product must be made/produced by the applying Farmer, Baker or Artisan.

3. MoFACo has the right to refuse a product that does not meet the standard quality of the MoFACo Store, is not locally made/produced, or that represents or promotes any bigotry, hate, extreme violence, or inappropriate materials including untasteful pornographic materials.

4. One product type and vendor type per application. Additional products may be accepted on a case by case basis. The vendor must receive approval to new product prior to inventory drops. I.E. if you are approved as a candle vendor then want to bring in potte4ry, the pottery must be approved by the inventory team to make sure it is in keeping with quality.

5. Product must have professional packaging and labels. Product may be refused at inventory drop or at the discretion of the Executive Director if it does not meet the requirements. Questions on packaging may be submitted to hello@mofacoutah.com prior to inventory drop-off.

6. Marketing collateral such as business cards, brochures, and product information is allowed near the product. All other signage must be pre-approved by the Executive Director including sale signage.

STAFFING AND VOLUNTEERING

1. MoFaco will be providing staff and the artists are no longer required to work.

2. Farmers, Bakers, and Artisans may volunteer for to work hours or special events to promote their product and to be engaged in the community.

3. Signing in and out per shift of any kind will be required. This helps MoFACo keep track of hours and who is staffed.

4. All volunteer staff will be required to wear a face shield or mask while working at the store during COVID-19 peak season or per CDC, City of St. George, or State of Utah required guidelines.

5. Artists must be 16 years old to volunteer unattended in the co-op.

SALES

1. MoFACo requires only a 15% fee on all food sales and 25% on all product sales.

2. All artists are encouraged to teach and use the MoFACo event space. MoFACo requires only a 25% fee on all classes, events, or tastings scheduled through MoFACo or held at MoFACo facility. If you are not a member it is 30% of the ticket sales.

3. Payout is the 7th of the following month of sales due to the Shopify payout system.

4. MoFACo is not held responsible for any lack of sales of products.

5. MoFACo allows exchanges and returns of products due to quality. If quality issues continue to be a reoccurring problem, MoFACo reserves the right to stop carrying certain products or entire lines of products from vendors until the issue is resolved without being held liable for loss of sales.

6. If a product is pulled mid-month for quality control/offensive material no prorated refunds for space will be issued.

7. The Director may terminate a contract at any time for any reason. This may be due to lack of sales, continued issues with inventory procedures, etc.

Farmers Membership- 15% fee on all sales Membership Benefits

Include: 3-month, 6-month, or 12-month agreements are required.

Curated space to sell the product in The Co-Op brick and mortar store and on the MoFACo Mobile store. (MoFACo requires only a 15% fee on sales.)

One Spotlight on the MoFACo newsletter and social media shoutout.*

Listed on directory weekly newsletter. Name, contact, and website information are listed on the directory on mofacoutah.com.

1 feature episode on the MoFACo podcast.*

Opportunities to teach classes and hold tastings through MoFACo and be listed in newsletter and MoFACo marketing. (MoFACo requires 25% administrative fee per ticket sales to classes and commissions.)

(*Requires 3-month agreement or longer.)

Bakers Membership- 15% fee for all sales

Membership Benefits Include: 3-month, 6-month, or 12-month agreements are required.

Curated space to sell the product in The Co-Op brick and mortar store and on MoFACo Mobile store. (MoFACo requires only a 15% fee on sales.)

One Spotlight on the MoFACo newsletter and social media shoutout.*

Name, contact, and website information listed on the directory on mofacoutah.com. 1 feature episode on the MoFACo podcast.*

Opportunities to teach classes and hold tastings through MoFACo and be listed in newsletter and MoFACo marketing. (MoFACo requires 25% administrative fee per ticket sales to classes and commissions.)

(*Requires 6-month agreement or longer.)

Artisan Membership - 25% of all sales

Memberships Benefits include: 6-month or 12-month agreements are required. For product-based artisans, you are guarunteed at least approx. 2ft curated space in MoFACo brick and mortar store and MoFACo Mobile on-line store. During slower times of the year, MoFACo reserves the right to expand certain displays to maintain a look of fullness. This is up to the sole discretion of MoFACo to support such incentives as featured artists, seasonal products, or sales demand. (MoFACo requires only a 25% fee on all sales).

For visual-based artisans, we will provide at least 3' x 5' gallery space for hanging art, in addition to 'crate space' to sell prints which we HIGHLY encourage. The location is on a prime tourist route it would highly benefit your sales to have easily transportable options (MoFACo requires only a 25% fee on all sales). Name, contact, and website information listed on the directory on mofacoutah.com.

One Spotlight on the MoFACo newsletter and social media shoutout.*

Opportunities to teach classes at MoFACo, which will be marketed amongst our 6,000 subscribed followers. (MoFACo requires 25% administrative fee per ticket sales to classes and commissions. No other room fees will be applied.)

1 feature episode on the MoFACo podcast.*

Special arrangements for large scale visual artists can be made contingent on available space and co-op acceptance. (*Requires 6-month agreement.)

 

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