Category: Market Guidelines/Toolkits

Oxford Community Market: Farmers Markets During Crisis

COVID-19 | Emergency Response | Management and Operations | Market Guidelines/Toolkits

Ideas for Keeping Your Market Open & Safe

 

  • Sample Safety Plan
  • Not Business As Usual: Process of Elimination
  • Communication: Reassuring Your Customers
  • Communication: Supporting Your Vendors
  • Create Vendor Guidelines For Your Market
  • Creating Visual Cues to Enforce Safety Guidelines
  • Streamlining Your Market Space
  • Create Hand Sanitizing Stations
  • The 6 Feet Rule
  • Barriers: Managing the Entrance & Flow of Traffic
  • Consider Offering Modified Online Ordering & Curbside Pick-Up

 

Published May 08, 2020 Publisher Website Download Resource Market PolicyPresentation

MIFMA: How to Clean SNAP Tokens

COVID-19 | Emergency Response | Market Guidelines/Toolkits | SNAP/EBT and Nutrition Programs

How to Clean SNAP Tokens

Hard surfaces can harbor bacteria and germs. Attached are some steps you can take to improve the cleanliness of your market’s tokens and protect the safety of your market’s customers, vendors, and staff.

Includes:

  1. How to Clean Metal or Plastic Tokens
  2. How to Clean Wooden Tokens
Published May 07, 2020 Publisher Website Download Resource Market Policy

Penn State Extension/PASA: COVID-19 Guidelines for Farmers Markets (Checklist)

COVID-19 | Emergency Response | Management and Operations | Market Guidelines/Toolkits

This is an open-source resource created by Penn State Extension in collaboration with Pasa
Sustainable Agriculture, to be used for developing guidelines that can be shared and modified
as needed to ensure safe operation of farmers markets that protect both vendors and
customers while providing essential food for the communities they serve.

Further guideline information can be found at https://extension.psu.edu/minimizing-risks-for-coronavirus-transmission-at-farmers-markets-on-farm-markets-you-pick-operations-and-produce-auctions.
Have other ideas or questions? Contact Hannah Smith-Brubaker at hannah@pasafarming.org
with ideas or questions regarding farm businesses, or Brian Moyer at bfm3@psu.edu with ideas
or questions regarding farmers markets.

 

Published May 07, 2020 Publisher Website Download Resource State & Local Policy

WSFMA Gallery of Safe Farmers Market Photos

COVID-19 | Emergency Response | Management and Operations | Market Guidelines/Toolkits

Washington State farmers markets are operating safely and in full compliance with public health
directives and other restrictions to protect the health of shoppers, vendors, and market staff.

This photo gallery of the Bellingham Farmers Market provides visual examples of the following:

• SIGNAGE
• SOCIAL DISTANCING
• LINE MANAGEMENT
• SANITATION
• MARKET BOUNDARIES
• ENTRANCE/EXITS
• PPE
• LOW CONTACT PAYMENTS

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Published May 07, 2020 Publisher Website Download Resource PhotoTopical guides

ILFMA COVID-19 Toolkit

COVID-19 | Emergency Response | Food Safety and Handling | Management and Operations | Market Guidelines/Toolkits | Rules and Vendor Applications

ILFMA COVID-19 Toolkit was created to provide farmers markets with resource guidelines for operating an IN and OUT, transaction-based farmers market.  The guideline provides best practice recommendations for social distancing and enhanced sanitation.

Published May 06, 2020 Publisher Website Download Resource Market Policy

WSFMA Market Guidance

COVID-19 | Emergency Response | Market Guidelines/Toolkits
Farmers Market Safe-Operating Plans

Our primary concern is the health and safety of our farmers and producers, market shoppers, market staff, and the host community. Farmers markets are taking serious safety precautions, including: revising market operations;reducing the number of vendors and changing the market layout; expecting shoppers and vendors to abide by public health directives and new market rules; and making a cultural shift from being highly social to proactively limiting time at the market and maintaining physical distances.

Published April 28, 2020 Publisher Website Download Resource Market Policy

Ohio COVID-19 Farmers Market Recommendations

COVID-19 | Emergency Response | Market Guidelines/Toolkits

Letter to Farmers Markets with operation recommendations amid COVID-19

Published April 23, 2020 Publisher Website Letter

Maine COVID19 Guidelines for Farmers’ Markets

COVID-19 | Emergency Response | Market Guidelines/Toolkits | Public Policies

Maine COVID19 Guidelines for Farmers’ Markets March 19, 2020

Published March 19, 2020 Download Resource Letter

Pleasantville Farmers Market Statement to Vendors on COVID-19

COVID-19 | Emergency Response | Market Guidelines/Toolkits | Public Policies

Pleasantville Farmers Market Statements to Vendors regarding the evolving situation on COVID-19

Published March 14, 2020 Download Resource Letter

Pleasantville Farmers Market Public Statement on COVID-19

COVID-19 | Emergency Response | Market Guidelines/Toolkits | Public Policies

Pleasantville Farmers Market Public Statement on COVID-19

Published March 14, 2020 Download Resource Letter