May 2, 2020 - Health

In photos: U.S. farmers markets reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic

In this image, a sign reads "please do not touch the products we will serve you"
Union Square Greenmarket in Manhattan. Photo: Gotham/Getty Images

Farmers markets in the U.S. are adding drive-thru shopping and crowd-control fencing while cutting hours in order to reopen during the coronavirus pandemic, AP reports.

Zoom in: The farmers market in Overland Park, Kansas, has been moved to the city's convention center, where about 700 customers last Saturday drove past vendors who brought produce to their vehicles, per AP.

  • In Vermont, officials have banned entertainment, children's activities and cooking demonstrations to prevent people from congregating in small spaces.
In this image, a woman wears a mask while standing in front of boxes of produce
Workers sell fresh fruits at a Brooklyn farmers market on April 24. Photo: Braulio Jatar/Echoes Wire/Barcroft Media via Getty Images
In this image, a man wearing a mask stands in front of a row of succulent plants
A man sells succulents at the Farmer's Market in Los Angeles' Echo Park on May 1. Photo: Araya Diaz/Getty Images
In this image, a man holds a bunch of parsley to a woman sitting in a car wearing a face mask
A drive-thru farmer's market in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on April 25. Photo: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
In this image, people begin standing in line in a farmers market
A line forms at a Brooklyn farmers market on April 24. Photo: Braulio Jatar/Echoes Wire/Barcroft Media via Getty Images
In this image, a woman stands in front of a line of produce under a highway overpass
A shopper at the Kenilworth Farmers Market on April 21 in Towson, Maryland. Photo: Rob Carr/Getty Images
In this image, a woman handles broccoli with a mask and gloves
A vendor at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market on April 21 in San Francisco. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
In this image, a line of people stand outside under a tent
People shop at Bow Market in Somerville, Massachusetts. on March 21. Photo: Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

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