Farmers Market Guidance Updated

28 May 2020

Updated Farmers Markets Guidance - (effective May 5) - This updated guidance is intended to help farmers markets serve communities and provide direct access to
healthy, nutritious foods and other locally produced items typically available at farmers markets. Updates include:

  • Farmers markets are now authorized to sell non-edible agricultural products and non-agricultural products at markets in addition to the previously authorized food and beverage items.
  • While all products may now be sold, markets must continue to comply with the Governor’s executive order, the related guidance, and all related safety measures. 
  • Since large gatherings remain problematic, music, entertainment, and/or other inducements to people congregating are still not permitted.
  • All food and beverage available at the market remain required to be prepared and packaged for take away and be consumed off-site.

To view the guidance document click: NEW - Updated Farmers Markets Guidance - May 28, 2020

Contact Information

Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets

116 State Street
Montpelier, Vt 05620-2901
802.828.2430

 

Program Contacts

  • Media Inquiries                      802.622.4662
  • Licensing & Registration        802.828.2436
  • Business Development          802.828.1619
  • Feed, Seed, Fertilizer & Lime  802.828.2431
  • Working Lands                    802.622.4477
  • Public Health & Resource Management                802.828.2431
  • Laboratory                                  802.585.6073
  • Animal Health                        802.828.2421
  • Dairy                              802.828.2433
  • Consumer Protection / Weights & Measures                           802.828.2433
  • Produce Program                  802.522.7811
  • Meat Inspection                    802.828.2426
  • Water Quality                               802.828.2431
    • Farmer Assistance                    802.622.4098
    • Enforcement                                802.828.2431
    • Reports                                      802.272.0323
    • BMP's                                      802.828.3474
  • Act 250                          802.828.2431 
  • Pesticide                        802.828.2431