Frequently Asked Questions

 

Where do the products that are sold at Only Local come from?

Everything is grown or produced by our members — generally within a 100-mile radius of the market locations — Boundary, Bonner and Kootenai counties as well as eastern Washington. We will accept produce, food products, and craft items so long as the product is grown or fabricated within our region.

Do you have organically grown food?

Yes, several of our vendors are Certified Organic by the USDA. Only they are allowed to use the word “Organic.” Most of our vendors use natural growing methods and little or no pesticides. You may see “naturally grown” or other wording in their signage. You can always ask the vendor, as he/she is the one who grows the product.

Is it true that fresh produce is available year-round at Only Local?

Yes, with limited availability. We contract with local greenhouse farmers who can supply a limited amount of fresh produce, including tomatoes, throughout the winter and early spring.

What forms of payment does Only Local accept?

We accept cash and major credit cards.  We do not accept checks.

 

Does Only Local accept EBT cards?

Yes.

Are prices negotiable?

We are under contract with the farmers and producers to honor the price they set. Out of respect for the vendors, we will not re-negotiate a price unless the vendor has explicitly given us permission to negotiate.

 

Is there a discount for buying multiple items?

No. Products in the store belong to different vendors.  We are under contract to honor the prices set by the vendors.

 

What is your return policy?

All sales are final. Remember we are selling products on behalf of the product’s vendor, therefore, we do not accept returns.No. Products in the store belong to different vendors.  We are under contract to honor the prices set by the vendors.

 

How can I become a vendor at Only Local?

Call (208) 265-2277 and speak with the Market Manager.