While farmers markets are considered essential businesses, for everyone's safety the Historic Newburgh Farmers Market made the decision to postpone. The good news is, they aren't cancelling.  One of my favorite parts of Summertime are going to the area farmers markets and stocking up on fresh fruits and veggies. For some reason they just seem to taste better, and more fresh! I also enjoy all the fresh cut flowers too.  This year we're going to have to wait a little longer to enjoy the Historic Newburgh Farmers Market, as they made the decision to postpone until July 4th.   Here's their official statement:

Due to COVID-19, our board of directors has made the decision to postpone opening the farmers market until July 4.

Many will ask, how did we come to this decision? There were two main factors that contributed to the decision:

1. Even though farmers markets are considered essential business, the Newburgh Farmers Market draws a crowd larger than what is allowed under the re-opening stages set out by the governor's plan to get Indiana back on track.

2. Our #1 priority is the safety of our customers and vendors when they're at the market. After reviewing and discussing the new rules and recommendations put out by the Indiana State Department of Health and the Warrick County Health Department for farmers market in response to COVID-19, it was determined that we do not have the staff or volunteer capacity to enforce all of the new rules and regulations to keep everyone safe.

We, and all of our vendors, are excited to see everyone in July!

Until then, stay safe and stay healthy!

I can appreciate that they're working to keep everyone safe, can't wait to stop by this July!  You can follow Historic Newburgh Farmers Market on Facebook to keep up with any additional changes they may add.

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