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Restricted Sturgeon Bay farm market reopens

Sturgeon Bay's Farm and Craft Market is returning for the summer minus the craft vendors and a few other attractions.  The Department of Public Works announced this week the farm market would operate this summer with COVID-19 restrictions in place.  Unlike in past years, only produce vendors will be allowed to sell food.  Prepared food, coffee or other beverages will not be available.  Public Works Director Mike Barker outlines some of the other farm market restrictions.




Barker says farm market visitors will not be required to wear face masks, though that is still encouraged. 


Barker says farm market visitors will not be required to wear face masks, though that is still encouraged.  The following rules will be in place:


Vendor Rules: 
• No sick vendors at the market. 
• Absolutely no produce will be sold that was not grown by the seller. NO EXCEPTIONS 
• All tables/table cloths must be disinfected immediately before the market. Tables used as counters must be disinfected frequently. 
• No self-help. 
• Persons handling produce or money must use single-use gloves and change them frequently. 
• New, single-use packages/bags, no re-used plastic bags and no reusable fabric bags. 
• No customer may be within 6 feet of a product being sold. A table must be used as a counter to help maintain this distance. 
• Customers may only touch food after it's paid for. 
• No samples. 
• Stands must have two or more people working, People handling money may not handle foods. 


The City will:
• Arrange vendors around the outside perimeter with one space between each vendor. If additional space is needed, place vendors on only one side of the inside aisle. 
• Provide a sign with rules and encouraging social distancing. 
• Provide two hand wash stations. 

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