Fresh produce farmers’ markets | NOW Grenada

The Ministry of Agriculture & Lands advises the general public and interested farmers/vendors that the next farmers market will be held on Friday, 24 April 2020 and will continue on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays as per the regulations, from 8 am to 5 pm to coincide with the upcoming shopping days, at the following locations:

  • The National Athletic 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 2 persons per vending station in keeping with social distancing protocols
  • Face masks or face covering and hand sanitisers (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 6 am and 8 am
  • 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 and established roadside vendors are permitted to continue their activities in keeping with the established protocols on Covid-19. However, the erections of new booths 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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