COVID-19 Guidelines – Market Safety for Shoppers
Please follow these safety protocols to protect yourself, fellow shoppers, and farmers:
Stay home if you are sick.
One person per family.
Wear a face covering (cloth mask, bandana, scarf, etc.).
Shop and go to give others an opportunity to shop.
Maintain a 6′ social distancing.
Do not touch the product; let the vendors serve you.
Do not eat at the market.
If hand washing is not available, use hand sanitizer.
Wash all produce thoroughly before using.
Regularly wash your reusable produce bags.
Be patient and kind. We’re all in this together. 🙂
Watch for updates throughout the season.
Click on the name of the market to bring you to MapQuest for driving directions.
- Dolgeville: Plowe Park (corner of South Main St & Cramer Lane) – Saturday 9 am – 1 pm ~ manager: Christine Reynolds (315) 868-4557 ~ email@example.com (opening June 8) Find the Dolgeville Farmers’ Market on Facebook
- Little Falls: M&T Bank lot, Albany St. – Saturday 8 am – noon ~ manager: Mary Davis (315) 866-2619 ~ firstname.lastname@example.org (open for the season) Find the Little Falls Farmers’ Market on Facebook
- Old Forge: Park Ave, between Crosby & Lamberton St, behind Old Forge Hardware (accepting SNAP-EBT) – Friday 1 pm – 5 pm ~ manager: Sue Huber (315) 395-6774 ~ email@example.com (opening June 19) Find the Old Forge Farmers’ Market on Facebook
- Richfield Springs: Spring Park, Main St – Thursday 2 – 6 pm; Saturday 8 am – 1 pm ~ manager Ron Bayzon (315) 858-2703 ~ firstname.lastname@example.org (opening June 20) Find the Richfield Springs Farmers’ Market on Facebook
- Salisbury: Town Hall upper parking lot, 126 State Route 29A – Friday 9 am-1 pm ~ manager: Gina Thompson (315) 429-9102 ~ Gfranki79@yahoo.com (open for the season) Find the Salisbury Farmers’ Market on Facebook
See where the markets are located on the 2020 Herkimer County Local Foods Map.
For markets in other areas see New York State Ag & Markets
Additional information can be found at the Farmers’ Market Federation of NY
The Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program provides consumers with basic information about the WIC and Senior FMNP programs, as well as recipes with which to prepare seasonal produce, and other resources about nutrition and physical activity.
“Eat3” was a campaign to encourage families to Eat Well, Eat Local, and Eat Together. This project was designed to help you choose, prepare, and enjoy healthy family meals using locally-grown produce. Although no longer an active campaign, the resources are still available through the Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program website. The site provides consumers with basic information about the WIC and Senior FMNP programs, as well as recipes with which to prepare seasonal produce, and other resources about nutrition and physical activity.
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