We hold the health and safety of our vendors, and customers to the highest regard.
PVFM Farmers Market Plan for Opening
We have limited vendors to those selling agricultural, food and personal care products.
We have a set “traffic pattern” through the market.
Increase Social Distance at Farmers Market:
We have canceled events such as music, demos, performances, youth programming, etc. until further notice. This will return soon.
Removing seating areas or discourage lingering or eating in the market space.
Eliminate sampling, tasting, and customer handling of products.
“do not cross” chalk or tape line 6 feet in front of each booth.
Posting signs and handing out information giving instructions on the new temporary protocols
Restrooms are for vendors only.
Cleaning and sanitation:
Clean and disinfect all “high‐touch” surfaces such as tabletops. scales, cash registers, EBT or other handheld devices frequently.
Each vendor will have hand washing stations in their booth.
Market managers are offering sanitizer on hands.
Procedures for handling money and tokens that includes wearing gloves.
For Our vendors:
Vendors in high risk categories or living with someone in this category should stay home.
Vendors who are sick, or who have been in contact with anyone testing positive for Covid-19 should stay home.
Post signage for indicating where customers wait to get an order taken and where they wait to pay.
If possible, have two people at the booth: one to handle product and the other to handle money and delivery.
Don’t allow customers to handle product.
Pre-bag and weigh items if possible.
If you wear gloves, change them often preferably between customers.
Have hand sanitizer (if available) and/or a hand washing at your booth.
Clean & sanitize surfaces and objects frequently.
Let customers know of alternate ways for to access your products.
How customers can help:
If you are in a high-risk group or live with someone who is, stay home. Stay home if you are sick.
Follow the new market new protocols and please be patient.
Observe social distancing – stay 6 feet away from persons not in your household.
Plan ahead: know who you will be visiting and what you will want to purchase to keep your trip short to expedite your visit.
Leave pets at home.
Wash all produce before consuming.
Thank you for supporting the market
Portneuf Valley Farmers Market
P.O. Box 4308
Pocatello, ID 83201
Phone: 208 705-7333
Please call to make an appointment if you need to see the manager.
To accommodate our customers' busy schedules, we will accept calls 313 days a year. (No Sundays Please)
Our telephone hours are 10am-5pm M-S
The managers office is not at Old Town during the week.
If you need to see the manager please make an appointment to meet the manager at the Old Town Office.
During market days, please look for the manager at the market or call 208-705-7333*.
* Please text the emergency contact line at 208-530-2247