Last Updated December 16, 2020
We have strong food handling and safety practices that we will continue to update based on public health and other guidance:
- We are washing our hands and sanitizing everything more often.
- All Dicot Farm staff are trained to follow our food safety protocols.
- Any staff, including Erik & Meghan, do not work if they do not feel well.
- We have a flexible leave policy for staff, staff earn paid leave hours that they may use for sick leave, and we adhere to any federal and state policies on mandated leave.
- Our veggies are minimally handled and are under our control the whole time until you take them home.
- All pick up locations are open air and allow for quick parking, stopping, and picking up with minimal interaction.
- We will pre-pack shares so that CSA members will not have to touch or sort through individual items.
- Members will receive email notifications with detailed information on pick up logistics the week before the first pick up.
- We are coordinating with our farmers market organizers to monitor and adhere to health and safety requirements.
- Dicot Farm staff at farmers markets are designated between handling food and handling money. Washing hands is required before any crossover between the two.
- A hand washing station is provided for staff. We have always had this for our PG County markets as a requirement of our sampling permit. Note we will still not be sampling any items.
- We will keep all products under the tent and gather them for customers, who must remain outside the tent.
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We appreciate your support during this pandemic so much. Thank you for being amazing customers and we look forward to continuing to be your farmers and getting through this together!
Meghan & Erik and the Dicot Farm staff