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Washington State Department of Agriculture’s Regional Markets Program has released two short videos to help small and direct marketing farms keep customer and workers safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. The videos in English, Spanish, and Hmong, outline the actions all Washington State farm employers must take to reduce exposure and spread of coronavirus for workers and for customers.

Farming During COVID-19

 

Washington Workplace Safety Requirements

Safe Selling and Customer Interactions

 

Governor Jay Inslee’s Proclamation 20-57 requires all farm employers to implement preventative measures to reduce COVID-19 transmission. This video quickly walks farmers through those requirements.

 

Direct marketing farms have questions about how to keep customers and workers safe. This video offers quick and relevant guidance with specific tips for adapting safety procedures for u-pick farms, farm stands and farm-direct deliveries.

Click to see this video in Spanish or Hmong!

Click to see this video in Spanish or Hmong!

 

These videos feature COVID-19 safety requirements and guidelines established by Washington State. See WSDA Regional Markets Program’s COVID-19 Public Health and Safety Practices webpage for more information.