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Wednesday, 03 June 2020 10:00

Market COVID Protocols

Shop safely, stay healthy!

Farmers markets have been deemed essential service providers during the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, many aspects of the market have been modified to consider the health and safety of our staff, volunteers, vendors and customers. Please read our operational protocols and guidelines below to find out how you can help us create the safest environment possible as we transition back to normal life! 

These protocols and guidelines are based on recommendations from the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food, the Salt Lake County Health Department and the Centers for Disease Control. These regulations are subject to change as new information is generated and public health trends change.

DOWNTOWN FARMERS MARKET PROTOCOLS FOR CUSTOMERS:

  • Do not attend the market if you are feeling unwell
  • Know before you go – make a shopping list and have a plan
  • Maintain 6 feet of social distance from those not in your household
  • Wear a mask or face covering if desired
  • Wash or sanitize hands often
  • No pets (with the exception of service animals that are trained to respond to a specific medical condition)
  • Reusable bags are allowed
  • SNAP Exchange and Double Up Food Bucks will be available

DOWNTOWN FARMERS MARKET PROTOCOLS FOR VENDORS AND MARKET STAFF:

  • Meats, fruits, vegetables, packaged food and other agricultural products will be available.
  • There will be a limited number of prepared food vendors. 
  • There will be NO musicians or other entertainment.
  • There will be no food sampling unless packaged in a commercial kitchen.
  • Vendors will be spaced 5 feet apart
  • Booths will have a delineated cue line and clear markings to ensure physical distancing
  • Vendors and staff are required to wear masks and use gloves when appropriate
  • Vendors and staff will sanitize surfaces frequently
  • Each vendor will be required to have their own hand washing station
  • Vendors and staff will be sent home if they present any signs of illness.
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