Farmers Market

COVID-19 ORDERS AND GUIDELINES FOR FARMERS MARKETS, FARM STANDS and COMMUNITY SUPPORTED AGRICULTURE:

Date of Record: April 28, 2020

Below, please find some recent updates from the Mass. Department of Public Health (MDPH) and the Mass. Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR): 

If you are a Farmers Market vendor, please refer to the Shrewsbury Farmers Market Guidelines under Resources at the bottom of this page to determine if permitting is required by the Health Department.

If you require a food permit, please apply at the Shrewsbury Health Department. The requirements are listed below: 

  • Completed food permit application (application can be found under Resources towards the bottom of this page)
  • Copy of Food Protection Manager certificate (if applicable)
  • Copy of Allergen Awareness certificate
  • Copy of the food permit from the Town you're based out of
  • Copy of your last food inspection report
  • List of all food and/or beverages to be offered
  • Other documents may be required depending on the type of food service
  • Date, time, and location of the Farmers Market
  • Fee: $25.00 - Check can be made payable to: Town of Shrewsbury

A Health Agent will inspect all food vendors on the day they start to vendor and upon a passing inspection, the permit would be issued at that time.

Note: Deadline to apply with the Board of Health is two (2) weeks prior to your first vending date.

Cooking Appliances under Tents, Canopies, and other Temporary Structures



 Please click Memo from State Fire Marshal.

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