Farmers markets scaling down with eye on safety due to virus
May 3, 2020
DETROIT (AP) — Johnny Gyergyou has been selling his farm's meat, poultry and eggs at a Detroit farmers market for more than a decade, but like many of his regular shoppers, he's been staying home in recent weeks to wait out the coronavirus crisis.
Gyergyou, 72, said the crowds at Eastern Market just aren't big enough to make it cost-effective for his typical 33-mile (53-kilometer) Saturday trips into the city from his farm in Berlin Township.
"We've been doing fairly well (selling) at the farm. It's not Eastern Market sales by no means, but at least it's helping us along here," said Gyerg...