ROANOKE, Va. – The coronavirus didn’t cancel the Grandin Village Winter Market, nevertheless it did encourage the market to make sweeping modifications for security.
The market solely allowed ten folks inside at a time, which resulted in a line of buyers outdoors of the market space. Every shopper in line stayed six ft aside from each other.
Additonally, market officers inspired clients to clean their palms earlier than purchasing and use bank cards as a substitute of money.
Katie Struble, who runs the market by her group, the Native Environmental Agriculture Undertaking, stated it is all value it if folks can nonetheless assist native farmers.
“Individuals are very involved about getting their meals regionally,” Struble stated. “It is a actually brief provide chain, which implies there are much less palms touching the meals and getting it to market. It is a great approach to assist the neighborhood total.”
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