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Downtown Farmers' Market postpones opening day due to coronavirus concerns

Downtown Farmers' Market postpones opening day due to coronavirus concerns

Due to the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, the Downtown Farmers' Market is postponing its opening day that was scheduled for Saturday, May 2.

The Downtown Farmers' Market is continuing to evaluate health precautions related to Gov. Kim Reynolds' 10-person social gathering policy to determine a new date to kick off the market. Information will be provided to the public and vendors throughout the evaluation process.

“Our priority is the health and safety of our vendors and market patrons,” said Kelly Foss, director of the Downtown Farmers’ Market. “We are thankful to all of our sponsors, vendors and community members who participate in The Market. We look forward to again hosting this world-class event and being one of the top farmers’ markets in the country.”

Read the full article on the Des Moines Register website.



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