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COVID-19 Mitigation Plan for the 2020 Rutherford Farmers Market

The following will be implemented:

  • Farmer’s Market Liaison Simon Griskonis has attended the webinar Understanding and Implementing NJ’s COVID-19 Guidance hosted by The Dept of Health, Labor and Agriculture. Simon Griskonis will be the officer in charge to maintain social distancing throughout the market.

  • Full compliance with Chapter 24.

  • Adhere to all Governors Executive Orders

  • Tape will be placed on the ground six feet apart in the market as well as in front of the vendors.

  • All patrons will be required to wear masks.

  • All vendors will be required to wear masks.

  • Vendors will be required to wear gloves where applicable.

  • All refrigeration, (freezers/ refrigerators) where there is a touch point by consumers will be wiped off with a disinfectant periodically.

  • No samples to be given out.

  • Each vendor will be required to have a hand wash station available.

  • Sanitizer station will be available for patrons.

  • Ample signs indicating proper social distancing 6 feet apart, masks required, hygiene etiquette, reminders that if you feel ill please do not shop today.

  • Scheduled special events are postponed except for product sales.