Just in Time: Farmers Market Safe Operations

Just in Time from NEHA logo of a rotating clock with hands moving around the face.Farmers Market Safe Operations 

This Farmers Market Safe Operations video addresses issues, potential hazards, and practical solutions for farmers market, swap meet, and produce vehicle operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Regarded as an essential business, farmers markets provide a necessary link between fresh agricultural food products and consumers but face operational challenges during COVID-19. 

Featuring insight from Michelle R. DiMaggio, Retail Health Supervisor in Contra Costa County, CA, and NEHA Region 2 Vice President, this Just in Time from NEHA discusses policy adjustments, best practices, and helpful resources to adjust market operations.

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NEHA would like to thank  our partner organizations, Contra Costa Health Services, and Contra Costa Certified Farmers' Markets, for their collaboration on this Just in Time video:

Contra Costa Health Services logo sun rising above hills        Contra Costa Certified Farmers' Markets


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  1. Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 / COVID-19 (CDC) 
  2. Cal/OSHA Guidance on Requirements to Protect Workers from Coronavirus (California Dept. Industrial Relations)
  3. Association of Food and Drug Officials - Coronavirus Resource Page (AFDO) 
  4. U.S. Food and Drug Administration-Food Safety and the Coronavirus Disease 2019 /COVID-19 (FDA)