18 May 2020

Farmers markets back in business under Level 2

From Morning Report, 8:40 am on 18 May 2020

Among the many activities people were able to do for the first time at the weekend under level two, was to head to their local farmers market.

The risk of spreading Covid-19 meant they were forced to close for seven weeks leaving the many small producers and growers who rely on them struggling to stay afloat.

Conan Young visited the Riccarton Bush market in Christchurch, where over a thousand market goers turned out to show their support.