LEWES, Del. — The Historic Lewes Farmers Market (HLFM) is pleased that Michael Scuse, Delaware Secretary of Agriculture, announced on May 11 that farmers markets in Delaware can open with stringent safety protocols in place beginning May 15, 2020.
A spokesperson for the Historic Lewes Farmers Market states that it is currently implementing the guidelines it just received from the Delaware Department of Agriculture and hopes to open on Saturday May 23, 2020. With the safety of their customers and farmers in mind, the Market will be releasing more detailed information on when and how the Market will operate during the upcoming weeks. There will be many changes including enclosed perimeters, limited number of customers allowed into the market at one time, strict social distancing, and much more.
The Historic Lewes Farmers Market is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year. When the market started in 2006, the mission was to offer the freshest local foods available. The HLFM looks forward to continuing to deliver fresh farmland foods to the community.
–Sharon Dardine, Historic Lewes Farmers Market