Racine’s Marché Locavore to launch 12th season on June 6

Record Staff

Interim president of the Marché Locavore de Racine, Mrs. Johanne Breton, announced recently that the 12th season of the Market will open on Saturday, June 6, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. “We have created a special committee to assure our clients of a safe market that meets the recommendations of the Government of Canada, the Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux du Québec and the Institut National de Santé Publique de l’Estrie. We are ready! We’ve done a great cleanup, all the producers together! We are eagerly awaiting the customers whom we hope will be present in large numbers! “ commented Breton.
A safe market
The measures in place include hand washing and disinfection, protective screens at each booth, distancing measures, attendance management, one-way routes, online order pickup (pre-paid) at each booth.
Racine’s Marché Locavore will now welcome customers from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday during the summer until Oct.17, 2020.
2019, the year of records
The year 2019 was exceptional in many ways: record traffic of 19,198 customers in 21 weeks. Average weekly visitors: 914 people. Season’s peak visitors: 1,263 customers.
Ready to meet the challenge of 2020
All of the Market’s producers are ready to take up the challenge of the 12th season. Once again this year, new products, daring creations, and plenty of surprises planned for the season.

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