New Guidance for Operating Certified Farmers’ Markets During COVID-19

Updated 4/21 by the CDFA: This guidance is based on what is currently known about the transmission and severity of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) will update this guidance as needed and as additional information becomes available. Local environmental health and public health agencies may have additional guidance and/or requirements regarding these operations in their jurisdiction. View below or download here.

GUIDANCE Certified Farmers' Markets during COVID-19-1


Evan Wiig
Author: Evan Wiig

Evan Wiig is the Director of Membership & Communications for CAFF and the founder of The Farmers Guild. A community organizer with a passion for regenerative agriculture, over the past fifteen years he's worked on California farms and ranches, managed community gardens in the heart of Brooklyn and has written journalism on issues of local food and farming. Contact him at or 415-710-5692

One Response

  1. Cornelia Sieber-Davis

    are jams, jellies, scones, hot sauces, etc. out because technically they are all non certified?

    if that is so, then the dollar store should be closed…. hope someone clarifies real soon because we are opening soon!