Eastern Market will be open on Saturday with limits to vendors

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Posted at 10:39 AM, Mar 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-18 10:39:41-04

(WXYZ) — Eastern Market is letting people know it will be open on Saturday amid the COVID-19 pandemic, saying the food and necessities provided at the market are crucial to people.

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"The food and necessities provided at the market are crucial to so many of you, now more than ever. In the immediate future, we will only allow vendors of food, vegetable plants, and personal care products," the market said in a Facebook post.

According to the market, there will be additional handwashing stations at market entrances. There will also be an increased frequency in restroom cleaning.

On top of that, there will be strict requirements for food sampling with vendors, and guests are encouraged to limit the handling of products and practice social distancing.

We will be highlighting vendors and district businesses who are adapting their offerings on our pages. Be well and thank you for the ongoing support for the market and our community of businesses," the post added.