COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources for Farmers

COVID-19 Resources for Farmers, ATTRA/NCAT

Farmers' Guide to COVID-19 Relief, Farmers' Legal Action Group (FLAG)

Preparing for Coronavirus (COVID-19) on Farms, University of Wisconsin Extension

Coronavirus Resources for Farmers, Consumers, and & Market Managers, CFSA

Supporting Alternative Sales Options for Direct to Market Farmers, RAFI

Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19, OSHA

On-Farm COVID-19 Food Safety Info & FAQ, CAFF / Farmers Guild

Resources for Food Safety & COVID-19, Virginia Cooperative Extension

A Closer Look at Farmer Relief in Senate Pandemic Aid Package, NSAC


Mental and Physical Health Resources

Health Insurance Options for Farm Families, Morning AgClips

Stress and Mental Health Resources (new sub page)


Online Sales Platforms for Farms 

Platforms listing, comparison charts, and a webinar (new sub page)


Farmers Markets

Farmers Markets Respond to COVID-19 - National Farmers Market Coalition

COVID-19 FAQ for Farmers Markets, NC State University

Exemplary Market Policies in a Time of Social Distancing - Oregon Farmers Market Association

Act now to keep your local farmers market open - Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA)

Local Farmers’ Markets Do Their Part to Flatten the Curve on Coronavirus - UNC Extension

Community Farm Alliance of Kentucky - Best Practices at Farmers Markets 

How to Clean SNAP Tokens - Michigan Farmers Market Association


Sanitation & Food Safety

Farm Measures to Minimize Risk of COVID-19 Spread, International Rescue Committee

Global Growers (PDF) How to: On-farm hand washing station. 

University of Minnesota, On-Farm Food Safety YouTube Video: build your own for $20

MN Department of Health How to Wash Hands, (downloadable PDF)  in many languages

Safety Protocols for Food Distribution and Purchases, Future Harvest CASA & MD Farmers Markets Assoc.


These States Have Recognized Farmers Markets at "Essential Businesses" During Their Shutdowns

(As of 3/23/2020)







New Jersey

New York

North Carolina




A Few Localities Have Made Similar Statements

Austin, Texas (Travis County)

Columbia, Missouri