Independent Staff Report
WEST HOLLYWOOD — The city has reopened the Helen Albert Certified Farmers Market at Plummer Park with new coronavirus safety measures in effect.
The market operates from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays in the north parking lot of Plummer Park at 1200 N. Vista St.
The market features organic and farm fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, fresh fish and more. The city has implemented a priority “senior Hhour” from 9 to 10 a.m., which will allow customers ages 55 and over to have priority access to the market. Seniors may approach the front of the line near the entrance during this time.
Those attending the farmers market, all customers are required to wear protective face coverings in accordance with city requirements. One-hour parking is available adjacent to the market in the north parking lot for customers only. Three-hour parking is also available in the south lot of Plummer Park, located at 7377 Santa Monica Boulevard.
In order to maintain safety protocols at the market, there will be one entrance on Vista Street. Due to the limited number of customers allowed inside the market at once, the line to enter will maintain social distancing of at least six feet and wrap north to the corner of Vista Street and Fountain Avenue.
Safety guidelines will be enforced. They include practicing safe physical distancing of at least six feet and face coverings must be worn covering the nose and mouth at all times.
The market will have a maximum capacity of 25 customers at a time via controlled entry and exit points; and only vendors are allowed to handle products before purchase.
The city encourages customers to limit interactions with other customers and vendors and to move through the market as quickly as possible in order to allow for others waiting for entrance to have an opportunity to shop.
The farmers market will remain open, subject to customer and vendor compliance with food handling, face covering and social distancing requirements.