Contact your local county Extension office through our County Office List.

   

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Colorado Department of Agriculture


COVID-19 Resources and Information for Farms   arrow

**NEW: COVID-19 Resources**

March 23, 2020: State of Colorado Order declaring farms and farm retail operations to be critical businesses.

Farm Business Sustainability Amid Coronavirus Outbreak (pdf), includes sections on best practices for:

Employer Guidance and Resources (legal info from WGA)

What if your employee tests positive for COVID-19?

 

Packinghouse/Facility Management and Sanitation

Food facility COVID-19 Strategy Checklist

Food industry FAQs (Cornell Univ)

 

Online Sales Platforms

CSAware 
Barn2Door
Cropolis
Food4aAll
Grazecart
Harvie
Local Food Marketplace
Shopify

Local Line

Open Food Network

Square

Road Warrior (transportation & route planning app)

 

 

Farmers Markets, CSAs, U-Pick Farms and Community Gardens

Managing COVID-19 on CSA Farms

Managing COVID-19 at Farmers Markets

Managing COVID-19 at U-Pick Farms

Managing COVID19 at Community Gardens

 

Food Bank Information

Best Practices and Communication

Receiving Food and Cleaning

Open Letter to Food Donation and Recovery Networks

 

Communications

Information on consumer messaging during Coronavirus (online article)

Advise customers to follow FDA’s Recommendations for Selecting and Serving Produce Safely (English, Spanish)

Is Coronavirus a food safety issue? (pdf)

 

Public Health & Hygiene Images to Post/Share

Handwashing (English, Spanish)

What to Do if You Are Sick (English, Spanish)

Cleaning and Disinfection (English, Spanish)