Market Safety Plan/Procedures for Webster’s Joe Obbie Farmers Market The following are recommended guidelines sent to us from the NYS Farmers Market Federation.
Vendors will: *be spaced out as much as possible *try to maintain a 6’ distance between themselves and customers *prepackage products as much as possible to avoid customers handling products (ensuring only vendors are handling products)
Customers will: *be advised to maintain the 6’ distancing between each other and from vendors *be discouraged from bringing more than one family member to shop *be encouraged to shop and go to minimize time spent in the market area *maintain the 6’ distancing while waiting in line and walking the market area
No sampling of products will be allowed Clearly marked entrance and exit points to market site will be established
All vendors, their helpers and customers must wear face coverings. Those not wearing a face covering will be denied entry to the market area. If necessary, masks will be provided.
Credit/Debit payment is being encouraged. If cash must be the option of payment, vendors have been instructed to use a “pass through” basket/system
Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the market area and at each vendor table.