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Covid Support for Stallholders

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The Association has drawn up both procedures which we think you may

find useful and a list of supplies which you may wish to use.


believe it is imperative for all of us to ensure the safety

of our Customers and other Producers so we have decided to offset the

cost of common signs. In addition, with many Local

Authorities discouraging the use of cash and preferring contactless

payments we feel we should share these extra costs with our members and

so we are offering to subsidise the cost of card readers.

The Re-opening Plan:-

Local Authorities/ Parish Councils may request to see a Plan before

allowing markets to be re-opened which take into account :-

  • Social Distancing.

    This will have a major impact on the layout of the market especially regarding the number of customers that can enter the market area at any one

    time, how many stalls can be accommodated, the space between stalls, space

    for customers to queue at stalls, customers direction and flow around

    the market. It could even affect the time the market

    may be open.  There is a need for SIGNS to guide customers, Hand Sanitisers and possibly marshals to help the market to be run safely

  • Environmental Health implications.

    Make sure you have appropriate hand washing and santising

    facilities. Pre-packed food should be encouraged, but tasters/samples

    are NOT permitted and customers should NOT be permitted to pick up produce. Special cash handling procedures may be


The Guides

You may be requested to provide a Risk Analysis. The following are templates which you can use. Amend and add as you see fit. To create your own version please contact and we will send you an amendable version.  The following Guides will be updated as regulations change and when we have additional information (Just click on the name)

Signage (Click here to see)

As many signs are common, the Association can offer you the following signs printed on Correx at no cost.

Size : A2
  • Keep Your Distance
  • Queue Here
  • Blackboard
Size : A3
  • Santiser Station
  • Payment by Card preferred

Signs take a week from order to receipt. We have to order in 10ís. so we may have some in stock.

To Order :- Please send a list to and date required

Card Readers

We have an agreement with iZettle for members to obtain card readers for £19 + VAT and a transaction charge of 1.5%.


many Environmental Health Departments are trying to discourage cash we,

the Association, will subsidise the price of the Card readers for

members so the cost to you will be £10.

If you already a KFMA member we will refund you the amount.
If you wish to join KFMA we can reduce your Membership fee by £12.80.
The offer is time limited, running until September 1st.

To order please email

Membership: To join KFMA please contact

Hand Sanitisers

We have a limited number of hand sanitiser refill pouches left. They are £3 each for a 500ml pouch. Collection is strongly advised, however they can be posted at an additional cost. Email to order.

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