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Vancouver’s Farmers Markets see rules slightly relaxed for summer

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During the province update on Thursday, Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix brought some good news to all you health nuts out there. Effective immediately, a few restrictions on Vancouver’s Farmers Markets have been lifted, which means more fun for you!

It’s a pretty simple update, and it’s in line with BC entering ‘Phase 2’ of the reopening. Basically, non-food vendors will be allowed back at the markets, and social distancing friendly seating is available as well. Straightforward, but we like to celebrate the small victories here.

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And we also like to celebrate local business! So the next time you feel like going to buy groceries, see if you wouldn’t be better off swinging by a farmers market instead. Usually, you’ll be getting better stuff at a better price.

Plus, with the lift on non-food items, maybe you’ll find a great artisanal candle or something while you’re browsing! If you’d like to read the press release in full, click here.

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