Farmers’ Markets of Nova Scotia has updated our farmers’ market sector-specific COVID-19 prevention plan. This plan is in the form of recommended directives that will allow Nova Scotia’s farmers’ markets to adhere to restrictions imposed by the Nova Scotia Health Protection Act order while continuing to safely operate and serve Nova Scotians. To review the document, please click here.

Special notice for Halifax region:

Please note that starting at 8am on Friday, April 23 and until at least Thursday, May 20, Nova Scotia will have new circuit breaker restrictions for the Halifax region to control the confirmed community spread of COVID-19. Changes to restrictions are highlighted on pages 2-5 of our updated farmers’ market sector-specific COVID-19 prevention plan, which you can view by clicking here. The term “Halifax region” includes the Halifax area, as well as the communities of Hubbards, Milford, Lantz, Elmsdale, Enfield, South Uniacke, Ecum Secum, and Trafalgar.

Please note that farmers’ markets are still allowed to operate in the Halifax region. Farmers’ markets outside of the Halifax region are not affected by these new changes. Farmers’ Markets of Nova Scotia continues to hold that public markets are essential food infrastructure providing essential economic services.