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Morgantown Farmers Market set to reopen, online ordering only

The first summer Morgantown Farmers Market is Saturday and will be pre-order and pickup only.

The overall ordering deadline is Thursday at noon, Market Manager Ayron Walker said.

However, some vendors are flexible with their orders and customers can contact individual farmers to see if they can order past that, she said.

“We have bakers and harvesters so the time frame for when they need orders is different,” Walker said.

The market will have the same hours and location, 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Market Place Pavilion on Spruce Street, but until COVID-19 safety restrictions are lifted, no walk through shopping will be allowed.

When picking an order up, there will be two lines — one for those who have paid and another for those who haven’t, Walker said. Vendors will package items on sanitized tables and the drive through will work its way towards the vendors which will deliver the items to cars while wearing masks and gloves.

Those who still need to pay will go through that line before entering the pick up line.

There are 22 vendors currently registered online, even some that won’t be attending the first few markets because of low supply, Walker said. She explained its early in the growing season for a lot of produce and some vendors are waiting on things to grow.

“Our vendors have been patient and willing to work with us and the online platform,” Walker said. “We are very grateful to have such a wonderful team.”

The market is coordinating with the WVU Extension Service Small Farm Center to accept SNAP and EBT, Walker said. The markets matching SNAP benefits program is not taking place at this time.

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