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AGRICULTURE: A Guide to Alternative Delivery Systems for Local Producers

As the COVID-19 pandemic disrupts local food systems, local farmers and markets must adapt to ensure consumers can access fresh, nutritious food. There are numerous ways that local producers can offer products to consumers while practicing social distancing, and farmers’ markets can make adjustments to minimize community spread of COVID-19. Alternative delivery system options includes on-farm pickups or roadside stands, off-farm pickups or pop-up markets, on-farm grocery market, online orders, local grocers and co-ops/regional distributors.

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By AgReads®

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