Restrictions on Farmers Markets Continue
May 21, 2020
AMES, Iowa – Gov. Kim Reynolds has extended the state’s Public Health Emergency Declaration as it pertains to farmers markets.
The governor’s latest proclamation allows farmers markets to continue operating, but only to sell food and farm products. An earlier proclamation allowed farmers markets to open as of April 24, under the same restrictions.
The markets should continue to follow basic social distancing and hygiene and public health measures. Vendor booths are required to be at least six feet apart, and common seating areas are prohibited.
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