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Brick Farmers’ Market Begins Saturday: Here’s Who’ll Be There

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Brick Farmers Market (File Photo)
Brick Farmers Market (File Photo)

Brick Township’s seasonal Farmers’ Market will reopen this weekend, albeit with strict rules in place for both vendors and customers to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

The Farmers’ Market will be open from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. every Saturday from May 16 to Sept. 19 at Windward Beach Park. So far, the township has attracted 38 vendors to the market, including:

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, there are several new rules and regulations in place this year, including:

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  • All vendors must wear masks and gloves
  • All customers must wear masks and observe social distancing guidelines
  • Customers will line up on Challenger Way spaced a minimum of 6ft apart until admitted to the market
  • Foot traffic will proceed in one direction
  • All booths must be staffed by a minimum of two people with one person handling payments
  • No self-service for customers; all handling of produce and items must be done by vendors
  • Samples of produce items will be displayed for customers while produce is in secure area
  • No samples

“We are excited to announce that the Farmers’ Market will be open to give our residents the opportunity to purchase fresh produce and other items from local businesses,” Mayor John Ducey said previously. “Much like other many others aspects of daily life, we had to adapt the Farmers’ Market to make it as safe as possible. But having the market open will provide some sense of progress and normalcy which is a positive thing right now.”