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The Madison Public Market is a project of the City of Madison that will open in 2021 at the intersection of First Street and East Johnson Street. The Market will offer a mix of food, retail, wholesaling and processing, arts/crafts vending, community users and events in a culturally diverse and dynamic space.
The first cohort of MarketReady participants will finish in Spring 2020. We hope to be able to offer services to another group of entrepreneurs after that. We will add you to our list and be in touch.
MarketReady applications received after July 1, 2017 will be put on a waitlist. If space opens up in the program, we’ll be in touch.
If you aren’t accepted into MarketReady, you still have an opportunity to vend in the Madison Public Market. Learn more.
Yes! MarketReady provides translation and interpretation services as needed to participate in the program. Please indicate your preferred language in your application. If you have questions about language services or would like to request translation or interpretation services, please leave a message at (608) 204-7029 with your name, contact information and specific request and we will get back to you as soon as we can.
No formal or informal training or experience is required.
The program spans two years and includes monthly mentorship meetings, referrals to classes that may be one-time workshops or ongoing meetings and other learning opportunities. We will work with you to design a schedule that accommodates your needs.