AFMA cares about our community’s health, safety, and well-being and continues to monitor the COVID-19 health crisis closely.
If you feel sick, have recently traveled, or been exposed to COVID-19, please stay home. When shopping at local farmers markets, please maintain six feet of distance when possible.
The Latest Information
May 20, 2021 — Alaska state epidemiologist Dr. Joe McLaughlin and chief medical officer Dr. Anne Zink join AFMA to discuss how folks can safely gather and run thoughtful events during the pandemic. Watch the community chat here.
Feb. 10, 2021 — The State of Alaska announces food and agriculture workers are included in the next round of COVID-19 vaccines. Read the press release here.
Jan. 25, 2021 — AFMA sends a letter to the Alaska Vaccine Allocation Advisory Committee on behalf of market vendors, managers and volunteers, highlighting the “essential role” farmers markets have in the state. Read the letter here.
April 3, 2020 — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services declares farmers markets as essential.
Thank you Alaska Farmland Trust
Thank you to Alaska Farmland Trust for your unwavering support of farmers, marketers and everyone involved in Alaska agriculture.