SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — The Scotch Plains Farmers Market reopened on Saturday, Might 23, with social distancing guidelines in place. Masks are required and other people in line at distributors should keep six toes aside.
Many longtime JerseyFresh™ farmers — together with Ort Farms, Asprocolas Acres, and Nook-Copia — returned, as did Stella’s Empanadas, Pickelicious, the Hummus Broad and the Luthuanian Bakery.
Lisa Mohn of Apple Blossom Flower Store and Jeffrey Stein of Incentives USA™, who co-manage the market on behalf of the Scotch Plains Enterprise and Professionals Affiliation, manned the welcome desk that supplied hand sanitizer. Township officers, together with Mayor Al Smith, Deputy Mayor Josh Losardo, Council members Elizabeth Stamler and Ted Spera, and Deputy Supervisor Margaret Heisey got here to do some buying and present their assist.
Vehicles will not be permitted within the parking zone on the Farmers Market. Road parking is out there on Park Ave., East Second St., and the 2 giant Municipal Parking Heaps throughout the road (behind the retail shops).
“Security has, and at all times will likely be, at first at our common Market,” Stein mentioned. “Please inform your folks we’re again.”
Every week, the market will likely be counting guests, gauging, and analyzing the operation, by way of social distancing, placement of distributors, and adherence to security measures.
The Scotch Plains Farmers Market is positioned in historic downtown Scotch Plains 430 Park Ave. (adjoining to the Municipal Constructing).