Farmers Markets and U-Pick Operations Can Sell Food, but Should Follow Requirements

Farmers Markets

Local foods producers and consumers who rely on Iowa’s farmers markets for food are able to conduct business as of April 24.
 
The markets should follow basic social distancing and hygiene and public health measures.  Vendor booths are required to be at least six feet apart, and common seating areas are prohibited.
 
 
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, along with the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, recently put together several publications to help Iowans understand the requirements and additional best practices that should be followed. 
 
 
Full article here

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