Farmer’s Markets adjust to new social distancing rules during pandemic

Connecticut

(WTNH)– Connecticut farmers are now changing the way they do business amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The farmers, along with growers and operators of open-air markets, have to cope with new social distancing rules.

Farmer’s markets have been deemed an essential service by Governor Ned Lamont.

They are allowed to operate with new measures, including requiring staff and sellers to wear gloves and masks, limiting the number of customers and putting more space between vendor tables

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