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Fresh Produce Farmers’ Markets

PR – The Ministry wishes to advise the general public and interested farmers/vendors that the next farmers market will be held on Friday 24th April, 2020 and will continue on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays as per the regulations from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to coincide with the upcoming shopping days, at the following locations: 

  • The National Athletics Stadium Car Park – St. George 
  • Victoria Vegetable Market – St. Mark 
  • Gouyave Vegetable Market – St. John 
  • Natural Works – St. David 
  • Sauteurs Bus Terminus – St. Patrick 
  • Grenville Bus Terminus – St. Andrew 

Residents of Carriacou will continue to be serviced via the Marketing and National Importing Board (MNIB) and established vendors; while residents of Petite Martinique will be serviced by Emma’s Supermarket. 

What is expected of farmers/vendors 

  • A maximum of two persons per vending station in keeping with social distancing protocols 
  • Face masks or face covering and hand sanitizers (washing of hands) are required 
  • A vending station (small tents or at the back of a pickup, where feasible) 
  • Fresh produce should be pre-packed in $5, $10, and $20 values. 
  • Farmers are expected to set up between the hours of 6am and 8am 
  • At the end of the day produce should not be stored on site 
  • Farmers should maintain their assigned location over the designated period 

NB: Small farmers/vendors & established roadside vendors are permitted to continue their activities in keeping with the established protocols on COVID-19. However, the erections of new booth or vending stations along the roadside and loitering shall not be encouraged. 

Farmers are asked to contact the Ministry of Agriculture on 417-2355 to confirm their participation in the farmers’ markets. 

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