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Jessica Roberts
13:45
I don't know everyone well yet, can people identify theie location so I can learn where you are?
Jessica Roberts
22:12
Jennie, our new website is www.arlingtonvillagefarmersmarket.com and it's live now even tho we haven't officially launched it - which we will do this week once I get all the farmer info online. I'll email it to you so you can change it on our contact info as well. Everything else is the same.
Jessica Roberts
28:02
Is that a definite? My vendors would like that as well (plexiglass barrier).
Jessica Roberts
28:23
esp as it gets 100 heat index in July Aug
Michael Isham
28:54
grocery stores and other places of business are using plexiglass barriers. The Post office also uses a sheet of clear plastic
Jessica Roberts
32:41
I agree the 12 foot spacing esp outdoors is quite the overkill. And in our market it really makes the path very long that elderly have to walk as they have to do a full loop - so not only is our market twice as long based on 12 food empty spaces, but then it's one way so they have to walk all the way down and then all the way back on the back side of the property. It's problematic. 6 foot spacing outdoors seems overly adequate.
Jessica Roberts
38:32
especially outside.
Jessica Roberts
38:56
people here are already upset they have to wear masks outside and keep six feet. they think it shouldbe one or the other.
Jessica Roberts
39:21
outside dining is six feet but no mask. obviously
Michael Isham
40:34
Restrictions and guidelines can be interruptive. Is that what we are doing with the 12' rules, requiring gloves for vendors and any other rules ?
Michael Isham
41:12
Thank you Capital City
Jennifer Porter
43:52
Mieko we cant hear you
Jessica Roberts
45:05
The guidelines are def not interpretive as the fist pargraph takes a hard line that "all markets must follow these rules" That said, they are not fair. I think we all agree.
Mieko A Ozeki
45:08
I’m back
Jessica Roberts
45:46
RIght! Vendors personally are like 18 feet apart now!
Jessica Roberts
48:19
but I feel that will change as things open and the weather gets hotter
Jessica Roberts
49:51
I'm for guidelines. I'm just not for things that seem dangerous in the long run (too much masking) or ridiculously overreaching (long spacing)
Jessica Roberts
51:18
wow
Jessica Roberts
52:26
the govs guildelines are not customers much anyway - we only have to encourage them. that is what we are doing. We will not be requiring nor policing shoppers. ppl in our town are pro mask so I think most will anyway.
Jessica Roberts
53:47
Jennie can you share with us which town it was in?
Jessica Roberts
55:23
right Deb. We can not police people. And customers are not required. Its up to your market board.
Jessica Roberts
57:06
Please send me any cheese vendors close to Arlington! Or veggies. We are a Friday mrt so it's unlikely to compete with yours.
Steve Hoffman
59:26
Can we talk about the grant program through VAAFM?
Jennifer Porter
01:00:39
Yes!
Sophie Conway
01:02:18
a note about gloves which may be obvious but figured I'd mention! I also work in a food production facility and it's true that your hands get sweaty - you just have to change them frequently :)
Mieko A Ozeki
01:04:11
Ditto to Lotty’s point. I am so overwhelmed and over my time that I can’t work on the grant.
Jessica Roberts
01:06:01
Same and I'm 100% volunteer already at maybe as many hours as I put in all market last year and we haven't even started - but I might look again
Mieko A Ozeki
01:07:41
Bye
Jessica Roberts
01:07:42
thanks bye all